S.2237 - Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 11/04/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/04/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2237 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/04/2015)
Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2015
This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to remove marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinols from the list of Schedule I (high abuse potential, no accepted medical use, and severe safety concerns) controlled substances. However, the bill prohibits shipping or transporting marijuana interstate or from any foreign country into a U.S. jurisdiction in which its possession, use, or sale is prohibited.
Additionally, the bill amends the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate marijuana as a controlled substance under such Act.