The Democratic-controlled House on Friday approved a bill to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, reversing what supporters called a failed policy of criminalization of pot use and taking steps to address racial disparities in enforcement of federal drug laws.
HISTORIC MOMENT: The U.S. House of Representatives just passed the MORE Act to comprehensively reform our federal marijuana laws!— Marijuana Policy Project (@MarijuanaPolicy) December 4, 2020
People look at jars of marijuana at the medical marijuana farmers market at the California Heritage Market in Los Angeles, California July 11, 2014. (Reuters)
The House Passed Decriminalizing Marijuana:— Polling USA (@USA_Polling) December 4, 2020
In Favour: 228
In Opposition: 164
US President Donald Trump, left, and imprisoned Tiger King star Joe Exotic, right. (File photo: The Associated Press)