Breaking News: House Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana

Karen Berger, PharmD, Medical Writer

 

On December 4, the House voted to remove marijuana from Federal controlled substance scheduling and allow for the regulation and taxation of legal marijuana sales. The vote, which was 228 to 164, was the first time either chamber of Congress has voted on this issue. 

The Washington Post reports: “The measure is not expected to pass into law, and, due to political skittishness, it was only voted on after the November election and more than a year after it emerged from committee. But the House took a stand at a moment of increasing momentum, with voters last month opting to liberalize marijuana laws in five states — including three that President Trump won handily.”

US Representative Earl Blumenauer stated, “We are not rushing to legalize marijuana — the American people have already done that. We are here because Congress has failed to deal with a disastrous war on drugs and do its part for the over 50 million regular marijuana users in every one of your districts. We need to catch up with the rest of the American people.”

If marijuana were decriminalized at the federal level, there would be no more conflicts between state and federal law.

According to an October Gallup poll, 68 percent of Americans said marijuana should be legal. This was the most considerable support for legalization since the first time Gallup asked the question in 1969. Only 8 percent of Americans think that marijuana should be completely illegal. 

 Whether you use cannabis as medicine or recreationally, or not at all, what do you think of this vote? 

 

 

 

(From Washington Post: House votes to decriminalize marijuana as GOP resists national shift on pot. December 4, 2020.)

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Breaking News: House Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana

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