2021-07-15 18:17:42

Top Senate Democrats Propose Plan for Federal Marijuana Decriminalization

Top Senate Democrats Propose Plan for, Federal Marijuana Decriminalization . Top Senate Democrats Propose Plan for, Federal Marijuana Decriminalization . A group of top Senate Democrats have announced their plan to propose legislation that would end the federal ban of marijuana. . The group is made up of Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon. . The group is made up of Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon. . The group is made up of Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon. . Their draft bill, titled the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, would see marijuana removed from the Controlled Substances Act within 60 days of implementation. The Controlled Substances Act is a federal drug policy under which the manufacturing, importation, possession, use and distribution of certain substances is regulated. . Under the bill, marijuana would begin being regulated and taxed, with states allowed to set their own marijuana laws. . The group’s proposal calls for the immediate expunging of nonviolent marijuana-related arrests and convictions from federal records. . It would also see new tax revenue go toward restorative justice programs aimed at helping communities that have been disproportionally harmed by “the failed federal prohibition of cannabis.”. It's as simple as this: Senators Booker, Schumer and I want to bring common sense to the federal government, end prohibition and restore the lives of those hurt most and set them up for opportunity, Sen. Ron Wyden, via CBS. Recreational marijuana is currently legalized in 18 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. . According to a Pew Research poll, 60 percent of Americans think medical and recreationa

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