Federal Policy

Now that four U.S. states and the nation's capital have made marijuana legal for all adults and the House has voted to end the crackdown on medical marijuana, there is more momentum than ever in Congress for ending marijuana prohibition.

Click the links below to show your representatives in Congress you support marijuana policy reform. If you get a response from your members of Congress, please forward it to us at [email protected] so we can update our information database.

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The House of Representatives has introduced several bills to address marijuana policy, but the Senate has failed to introduce similar legislation. With public support at an all-time high, it’s time for the Senate to act.

PLEASE ASK YOUR SENATORS TO INTRODUCE LEGISLATION THAT WOULD END MARIJUANA PROHIBITION.

Legislation we are tracking

Taxing and Regulating Marijuana: The Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, introduced by Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), and Marijuana Tax Equity Act, introduced by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), would replace marijuana prohibition with a comprehensive licensing and oversight system to tax and regulate the production, distribution, and sale of marijuana.

PLEASE ASK YOUR REPRESENTATIVE TO SPONSOR THIS LEGISLATION.

Making Medical Marijuana Legal Under Federal Law: The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States (CARERS) Act, introduced by Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), would make production, distribution, and possession of marijuana for medical purposes that’s legal under state law legal under federal law. The bill would also remove barriers to scientific research, allow Veterans Administration physicians to recommend medical marijuana, allow interstate transportation of CBD oils, ensure medical marijuana dispensaries are taxed fairly, and allow all marijuana businesses — including adult-use stores in Colorado and elsewhere — to access the banking system and no longer be forced to operate on a cash-only basis.

PLEASE ASK YOUR SENATORS TO CO-SPONSOR THIS HISTORIC LEGISLATION.



 

 

 

 



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Marijuana Policy Project
P.O. Box 77492
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Washington, D.C. 20013

202-462-5747
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