Federal Cannabis Legalization Vote Coming in September?

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Cannabis Leaf laaralyneMarijuana Moment reports that the US House of Representatives is planning a floor vote on federal cannabis legalization for September:

There’s a complicated path ahead and a tight calendar that could complicate things, but that’s the plan, the sources say.

An official from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy’s National Marijuana Initiative admitted in testimony before lawmakers that teen cannabis use is going down in states that have enacted legalization—contrary to fears often raised by prohibitionists.

“For some reason, the use rate among this age bracket is going down. We’re not 100 percent sure why it’s going down. It’s a good thing that it’s going down, but we don’t understand why.”

More at Marijuana Moment.

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