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420 with CNW — Congressional Researchers Say Upcoming Vote on Marijuana Legalization Could Reverse Policy Gap

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a historic bill that would federally de-schedule cannabis. Sponsored by Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act would remove cannabis from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, expunge the criminal records of people with prior marijuana convictions and impose a 5% sales tax on the substance; that tax revenue will be reinvested into the communities most significantly impacted by the “war on drugs.”

Not only will the bill decriminalize cannabis, but it could very well reverse the policy gap that…

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