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Congressional members introduce marijuana measures


Thursday, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators and representatives introduced seven measures to advance more consistent cannabis policy at the federal level. The bills covered a broad range of issues related to resolving the tension between state and federal cannabis laws. The move comes as the marijuana industry—still illegal under federal law—seeks to avoid a collision between states’ rights and federal authority over the issue, even as such a prospect looks increasingly likely.

"The flurry of bills on the Hill today are a reflection of the growing support for cannabis policy reform nationally," said National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) executive director Aaron Smith. "Sta...

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