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House will vote to end federal marijuana prohibition within ‘weeks’…

The bill would exempt state-legal marijuana activity from the federal Controlled Substances Act.

We’re in a new day,” he said. “We need to make sure that our federal laws don’t obstruct what states are doing, especially with regard to the banking issues, where everything now is being done in cash and this is not the way we want this to go. We need to make sure that the federal laws respect what the states are doing.” … “I think that what we’re finding here is that the states that are moving forward on the issue of marijuana are not just Democratic blue states, they’re also Republican red states.” … “You have liberal Democrats and you have conservative Republicans and you have everybody in between all understanding that it makes sense to update our laws.” … “I think there’s this consensus developing that the status quo is unacceptable.” … “It doesn’t seem safe and it doesn’t seem sensible” to force marijuana businesses to use cash, which can make them targets for crime.” -Jim McGovern

Original Article (Marijuana Moment):
House Will Vote To End Federal Marijuana Prohibition Within ‘Weeks,’ Key Chairman Says
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