Cannabis Bill Roundup: Amazon becomes cannabis lobbyist

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Law360 (July 23, 2021, 7:52 p.m. EDT) – Amazon officially became a cannabis lobbyist on Capitol Hill while Oregon passed massive law to curb the state’s hemp industry from producing psychoactive products. Here are the key legislative moves in cannabis reform this week.

Federal marijuana reform got a new ally this week when Amazon.com Inc. filed filings on Wednesday to lobby on behalf of the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement, or MORE, Act of 2021.

The retail giant turned heads in June when it announced it would stop screening most employees for cannabis use and pledged to endorse the MORE Act, which …

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