House Committee Advances Sweeping Pot Legalization Bill
By Sam Reisman (November 20, 2019, 12:51 PM EST) -- The House Judiciary Committee voted 24-10 Wednesday to advance a historic marijuana legalization bill that represents a major step in the effort to reform federal cannabis policy, with two Republicans joining the Democratic majority.
If passed, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement, or MORE, Act would remove marijuana as a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act and use tax revenue generated by marijuana sales to fund a suite of restorative justice programs for those most adversely affected by pot's criminalization.
"These steps are long overdue," Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., said in a statement. "For far too long,...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!