Schumer Stresses 'Critical' Criminal Justice Amendments In Marijuana Banking Bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) reiterated the crucial significance of incorporating criminal justice reform measures, including expungements, into a bipartisan marijuana banking bill. During a speech on recent legislative achievements, Schumer highlighted the reintroduction of the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, which aims to provide cannabis businesses with access to essential banking infrastructure. He also emphasized that the recent hearing held by the Senate Banking Committee on this legislation was a step forward, expressing his commitment to including vital criminal justice provisions in the SAFE Banking Act, reported Marijuana Moment.

New Hampshire Senate Rejects House-Backed Legalization Bill As Study Commission Explores Cannabis Models

The lawmakers rejected th bill seeking to legalize adult-use cannabis, despite widespread support among residents, as evidenced by statewide polling. The Senate voted against House Bill 639, which aimed to legalize the possession of up to four ounces of marijuana and establish …

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