Sen. Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to End Federal Marijuana Prohibition in US Sentate

Sen. Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to End Federal Marijuana Prohibition in US Sentate

Bill Would Remove Drug from Controlled Substances Act, Lets States Set Own Policies

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic presidential candidate and independent Senator Bernie Sanders (VT) submitted a bill to the United States Senate on Wednesday that would end marijuana prohibition on the federal level and allow states to decide their own marijuana policies.

Marijuana is currently a Schedule I drug, meaning the federal government claims it has no medical or therapeutic uses, is extremely dangerous and addictive, and cannot be used safely, even in…

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