The Marijuana Justice Act is legislation introduced in 2017 and 2019 by New Jersey U.S. Senator Cory Booker that would eliminate cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act and expunge current cannabis-associated criminal records. The legislation is also supported by Congressional Cannabis Caucus co-chair Barbara Lee and California U.S. Senator Kamala Harris. The Marijuana Justice Act, like the Marijuana Freedom and Chance Act, goes additional than the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment By means of Entrusting States Act by generating broader modifications to federal drug policy and which includes social equity provisions.
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