Controlled Substances Act
The bill is a seemingly competitive measure aimed at helping military vets, enhancing research, and making weed a legitimate part of national commerce.
You cannot separate marijuana usage from the policy-making process, including legalization and the criminal justice system.
Last week, Biden fired five staffers for marijuana-related discrepancies in drug disclosures.
When marijuana is federally legal, the Interstate Commerce Act applies.
The country is expected to make moves this year to further medical cannabis, but we wouldn't hold our breath on Americans being able to consume it by smoking.
It's a sign the Democrats are trying to get a jump start on a promise by President-elect Joe Biden to eliminate the criminal penalties for pot offenders.
Although more than half the nation has laws on the books that allow people to use marijuana for medicinal use, the federal government isn’t as progressive.
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