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By Edgar M. Rivera

On July 23, Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) introduced the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (the “MORE Act”) which aims to decriminalize marijuana by removing it from the list of controlled substances in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act and to ensure that those impacted by the war on drugs have an opportunity to be a part of the cannabis industry.  The House version of the bill, H.R. 3884, has 28 Democratic and 1 Republican co-sponsors; the Senate version, S. 2227, has four co-sponsors, all of whom are Democrats.

According to the press release issued by Senator Harris, the MORE ACT:

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