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U.S. Senators advising federal government to acknowledge state marijuana laws

U.S. Senators advising federal government to acknowledge state marijuana laws

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Trump said that he supports Colorado Senator Cory Gardner's bill to lift the prohibition against marijuana. Gardner", Trump said. "I know exactly what he's doing.

"I really do. I support Sen".

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who once said he smoked a joint "five or six times", has supported the bill's passage after pledging to legalize recreational marijuana during the 2015 parliamentary elections.

"Unfortunately, this bill makes marijuana more accessible to teenagers, particularly, than ever before, and it's very concerning", Housakos told reporters after the vote.

Trump has never touched drugs, alcohol or cigarettes after watching his airline pilot brother Fred lose his battle with alcoholism in 1981 aged just 43. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Sen.

The bill would change the definition of marijuana in federal drug law to exclude industrial hemp, which like marijuana is part of the cannabis plant family but doesn't contain the THC that gives pot users the high.

Clearly states that compliant transactions are not trafficking and do not result in proceeds of an unlawful transaction.

Fifty-two lawmakers in the Senate approved Bill C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act, while 30 voted against and one abstained.

Prohibits endangering human life while manufacturing marijuana.

According to a recently released Gallup poll, 65 percent of Americans believe it is "morally okay" to use marijuana.

In the USA, 46 states and several territories have legalized marijuana in some fashion but the drug remains illegal under federal law.

U.S. Reps. David Joyce, R-Ohio, and Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, offered a companion measure in the House. If the legislation passes the House of Commons, the country will become the first of the Group of Seven nations to fully legalize cannabis. "If the black market can still operate profitably, there will need to be significant justice resources devoted to enforcement", said Rosalie Wyonch, a policy analyst at the non-profit economics think tank the CD Howe Institute. Thursday's vote was the final major hurdle in the marijuana legalization process, but there are still a number of steps to go before ending the 95-year prohibition. But for those in the cannabis industry, it means there's a ray of hope. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., that would prohibit federal banking regulators from terminating or limiting the deposit insurance to legitimate marijuana-related businesses or discouraging depository institutions from offering financial services to an account holder exclusively because of affiliation with such businesses. "But if the STATES Act is interpreted literally, she would now be criminally liable under federal law".