“It may be April Fool’s today, but this is no joke.
“The U.S. House of Representative passed a bill today to federally legalize marijuana.
“The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, known as the MORE Act, will decriminalize marijuana, remove marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act, and eliminate criminal penalties for an individual who manufactures, distributes, or possesses marijuana.
“The MORE Act said legalizing cannabis is an issue of economic growth, social equity, racial justice, and states’ rights.
“Sponsored by House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) the bill passed by a vote of 220-204 on a bipartisan basis with votes from three Republicans, Representatives Matt Gaetz and Brian Mast of Florida, and Tom McClintock of California.”
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