Schumer Introduces Legislation “Cannabis Administration & Opportunity Act” … Everybody Has An Opinion


OK… here we go again. Happy reading First here’s the story. The bill is called The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act and comes in at a hefty 163PP SUMMARY Summary-Schumer-Booker-Wyden FULL BILL full This is big: Today @SenBooker @SenSchumer and I are releasing our draft legislation to end the federal prohibition of cannabis. — Ron Wyden (@RonWyden) July 14, 2021 Now. What do all the commentators think. As always we suggest starting with Marijuana Moment for some concise reporting and analysis Here Are The Full Details Of The New Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill From Chuck Schumer And Senate Colleagues   MJ Biz say..   Here’s NCIA’s statement   Senate Leadership Releases Draft Legislation to Make Cannabis Federally Legal Bill would remove cannabis from schedule of controlled substances, establish federal regulatory framework, protect state autonomy, and help repair harms caused by prohibition Legislation opens doors for cannabis policy reform in the current Congress WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), released draft legislation today that would remove cannabis from the schedule of controlled substances while allowing states to determine their own cannabis policies. The proposed plan would also establish a regulatory framework for state-legal cannabis businesses, expunge non-violent cannabis convictions, and create programs to support small and minority-owned cannabis businesses while reinvesting resources in the communities that have been disproportionately harmed by prohibition. You can find a summary here and the full draft language here. The Senate sponsors held a press conference on the draft bill today which can be viewed here. “As Majority Leader Schumer noted today, this is a momentous occasion. This is the first time that the leadership of the upper chamber has championed a bill to end federal cannabis prohibition, and the fact…

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