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The House might take up a bill introduced by Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) that marijuana prohibition as prescribed by the Controlled Substances Act will not “apply to any person acting in compliance with State laws.”

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This could help more states and localities introduce ballot initiatives to decriminalize marijuana without fear of federal meddling.

The Respect State Marijuana Laws Act is co-sponsored by Reps. Justin Amash (R-MI), Don Young (R-AK), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Steve Cohen (D-TN), and Jared Polis (D-CO).

See also the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and investigations.

 

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