The bill simply calls for the reclassification of cannabis products so that it’s possession is no longer a criminal act under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970.[2] When the industry is finally formalised and regulated on a federal level, new taxes would be levied on marijuana sales and the proceeds would go to helping the communities most adversely affected by the decades-long ‘war on drugs’ that first started under the Nixon administration over half a century ago.
She is also known for her LGBTQ+ and African-American civil rights activism. Griner is openly lesbian and married to Cherell Griner (formerly Cherell Watson). She was one of the most famous players who refused to kneel to the national anthem during the 2020 Black Lives Matter movement against racial injustice.
BNC was founded by former Oklahoma Congressman J.C. Watts and longtime TV executive Bob Brillante.  After years of planning, the network debuted in 2020 after billionaire Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid "Shad" Khan signed on as a partner.
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