New Jersey senators unveil legislation to legalize marijuana

New Jersey senators unveil legislation to legalize marijuana

In January, Attorney General Jeff Sessions removed prohibitions that kept federal prosecutors from pursuing cases against people who were following pot laws in states like Colorado and MA that have legalized the drug.

That growing support for legalized marijuana has emboldened members of Congress to put forth even more aggressive and sweeping marijuana reform bills.

Republican Sen. Cory Gardner and Democratic Sen. "I know exactly what he's doing", Trump said, referring to Gardner.

When asked about the bipartisan bill, President Trump said, "I support Sen".

Gardner, meanwhile, discussed those conversations in a news conference. This would allow businesses that sell marijuana to operate without fear of prosecution by the Justice Department.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump to leave G-7 summit early, travel directly to Singapore Stormy Daniels's former attorney files defamation suit against her Justice Department seizes reporter's phone, email records in leak probe: report MORE said Friday that he will likely support a bipartisan bill, introduced by Sens.

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The effect, the senators hope, would be to provide protections for medical marijuana users, give now prohibited federal banking privileges to marijuana dispensaries and businesses, and also eliminate what Warren calls the "systemic" injustice of imprisonment for marijuana-related crimes. Elizabeth Warren of MA, said in a statement that Washington 'needs to get out of the business of outlawing marijuana'. The law authorizes licensed marijuana businesses to sell marijuana and marijuana products, and also allows online sales (which will be handled similarly to how the country now allows online medical marijuana sales).

Prohibits endangering human life while manufacturing marijuana. Uruguay also has their age limit set at 18. For example, the sale of marijuana would be prohibited at rest areas and truck stops, according to a bill summary.

With Trump's seeming endorsement of the legislation, drug reformers eyes now move to Congress, where either Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell or House Speaker Paul Ryan could stall the bill. David Joyce (R-OH) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), is pending in the House of Representatives.

In a statement released Thursday, Gardner said the proposal would ensure Washington respects the will of voters in each state, whether laws provide for legalization or prohibition. "I think the bill is a free pass for the for-profit marijuana industry".

Two senators are proposing legislation that would give cannabis-related businesses in states that legalized the substance access to banking.

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