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MORE ACT Repealing Cannabis Prohibition Passes the House Judiciary Committee Again

The United States Congress House Judiciary Committee has once more passed the MORE Act, which would end federal cannabis prohibition. The committee passed HR 3617: The Marijuana, Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2021. The bill repeals the federal prohibition of cannabis by removing it from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). This would provide […]

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MORE ACT Decriminalization Fight Renewed in Congress

The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (MORE Act), which would decriminalize cannabis, among other things, has been reintroduced by House. Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) introduced it. Nadler previously led the Democrat-controlled House […]

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History Made as MORE Act Passes House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives voted 228-164 in favor of the MORE Act, which would decriminalize cannabis on the federal level. The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act would repair the social and personal harms caused by federal cannabis prohibition enforcement. “The symbolic and historical importance of the MORE Act passing in the […]

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