29 Bipartisan Congressmen Encourage Biden to Support Marijuana Legalization!

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On Thursday, 29 House and Senate representatives and senators from both parties wrote to Vice President Joe Biden, asking him to officially support federal legalization of marijuana as the government conducts a review of cannabis scheduling at his direction. Furthermore, normalizing federal cannabis legislation and reducing the unfair constraints imposed on researchers studying Marijuana compared to other Schedule I substances go hand in hand. Separately, Biden recently applauded the decision by the governor of Oregon to pardon thousands of people for marijuana convictions this month. Last week, Marijuana Moment got the content of a letter signed by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Reps. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, who is copied on the letter, recently tweeted a link to a Marijuana Moment story on the president’s administrative cannabis scheduling policy.

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On Thursday, 29 House and Senate representatives and senators from both parties wrote to Vice President Joe Biden, asking him to officially support federal legalization of marijuana as the government conducts a review of cannabis scheduling at his direction. Last week, Marijuana Moment got the content of a letter signed by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Dave Joyce (R-OH), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Brian Mast (R-FL), and co-chairs of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus.

We realize across the aisle that ongoing federal prohibition and criminalization of marijuana does...

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