Marijuana

Julia Conley, staff writer
"For the first time in American history, the public will see the 'People's House' vote to end the senseless, cruel, and racist policy of marijuana criminalization and prohibition."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Reps. Barbara Lee (L) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (R) support the MORE Act, which would end federal criminalization of cannabis. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images)
"If you're trying to punt it as a result of a political calculation, I disagree...

Further

Even as a new report calls for ending a war on drugs with "enormous negative outcomes and collateral damage,” Congress has rejected an amendment to a veterans' funding bill to allow VA doctors in medical marijuana states to discuss pot - not prescribe it or provide it but suggest it - to treat PTSD and other ills they got serving the country that is now denying them what "a mountain of evidence" says is their best treatment. The close 222–195 vote suggests the tide is turning, but not quickly...

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