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Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act

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A bill to decriminalize marijuana, and for other purposes.

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06/28/2018Introduced in Senate

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06/28/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4740-4741)
Action By: Senate

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Senate Judiciary06/28/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (06/28/2018)

Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act

This bill removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substance Act and eliminates criminal penalties for an individual who imports, exports, manufactures, distributes, or possesses with intent to distribute marijuana.

Additionally, the bill does the following:

  • establishes a trust fund to assist women-owned and minority-owned marijuana businesses,
  • requires federal research on the impacts of marijuana use on highway safety and public health,
  • authorizes federal restrictions on the marketing of marijuana-related products, and
  • authorizes grants for state and local governments to expunge or seal convictions for marijuana possession.