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James Clyburn, Majority Whip in the U.S. Property of Representatives, announced this week that the Property will be voting on the Marijuana Chance Reinvestment and Expungement Act (Additional Act) in September 2020.
“During the September function period, the Property is anticipated to contemplate H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Chance Reinvestment and Expungement Act (Additional Act),” Clyburn tweeted. “The Additional Act decriminalizes marijuana at the federal level by removing it from the Controlled Substances Act. This would permit state law to establish the status of marijuana legality for every single state.”
“The bill also calls for federal courts to expunge prior marijuana-connected convictions and arrests and authorizes the assessment of a five% sales tax on marijuana and marijuana solutions to make an Chance Trust Fund,” Clyburn stated.
The fund would incorporate grant applications to assistance people who have been adversely impacted by the War on Drugs, deliver help to disadvantaged compact small business owners, and decrease barriers to marijuana-connected licensing and employment.
BREAKING: The U.S. Property will vote on a bill to get rid of cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act.
So that is historic.
Vote date TBD. pic.twitter.com/wTF0m2QZf6
— Natalie Fertig (@natsfert) August 28, 2020