Legalizing marijuana: Senate Democrats bill to decriminalize cannabis

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced that Democrats have drafted a bill, the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. Joined by Sens. Corey Booker, D-N.J., and Ron Wyden, D-Wyo., Schumer said the bill would remove federal penalties on cannabis, expungement of nonviolent federal cannabis-related criminal records and letting states decide whether to legalize the drug.

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