Landmark Bill Introduced In Congress Would Legalize Cannabis On Federal Level

Posted: March 11, 2017 in Uncategorized

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In an effort to push back against repressive federal control of marijuana policy, bipartisan legislation was introduced in Congress by representatives Tom Garrett (R-VA) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) to exclude cannabis from the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA), which absurdly lists marijuana as a Schedule 1 substance — a classification that denotes a substance being dangerous and having no known medicinal value.

Openhearted Rebel

By Jay Syrmopoulos via The Free Thought Project, Thanks to Truth Theory

Washington, D.C. – In an effort to push back against repressive federal control of marijuana policy, bipartisan legislation was introduced in Congress by representatives Tom Garrett (R-VA) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) to exclude cannabis from the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA), which absurdly lists marijuana as a Schedule 1 substance — a classification that denotes a substance being dangerous and having no known medicinal value.

Passage of this legislation would provide states with the exclusive authority to regulate marijuana how they see fit – without the ominous threat of federal criminalization. In a prepared statement, Rep. Garrett explained that states are “more than capable” of deciding what policies best benefit their own citizens – without the need for federal oversight. If passed, this bill would take marijuana off the federal controlled substances list – joining other…

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Comments
  1. futuret says:

    I WOULD HOPE THAT THIS BILL COMES TO PASS, BUT HERE IN THE USA, WE HAVE THE TOBACCO AND PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES THAT DO NOT APPROVE TO LEGALIZE CANNABIS. WE HAVE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENS, OR THIS JUST MAY BE TO KEEP US FOLLOWING A NEVER ENDING TRAVELING CARROT.

  2. Besides the tobacco and pharmaceutical industries, cannabis also faces enormous push back from the War on Drugs industries – the prison industrial system and also the banks – all of the big banks have been cited for money laundering. They use the cash infusion to help prop up Wall Street.

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