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Four Reasons Why the MORE Act Vote Is a Really Big Deal

On Sep 10, 2020
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Here are four reasons why the upcoming House floor vote on The MORE Act will mark an important and significant milestone in the history of marijuana law reform.

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On Sep 10, 2020
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It will be the first time since the passage of the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 that a Congressional chamber has ever voted on legislation to remove marijuana from its prohibitive classification under federal law. https://t.co/J8YXLCOg4c
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Four Reasons Why the MORE Act Vote Is a Really Big Deal

Four Reasons Why the MORE Act Vote Is a Really Big Deal

Here are four reasons why the upcoming House floor vote on The MORE Act will mark an important and significant milestone in the history of marijuana law reform.

House of Representatives Plans September Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

House of Representatives Plans September Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

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Historic House vote to legalize marijuana expected this month

Historic House vote to legalize marijuana expected this month

The strongest step toward legalization ever taken by Congress.

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