Reps to Introduce Federal Legislation to Legalize Marijuana
Members of Congress will introduce (http://www.denverpost.com/news/marijuana/ci_22516321/apnewsbreak-effort-building-change-us-pot-laws#ixzz2JxnLShsq) historic legislation today to permit for the regulated production and retail sales of cannabis to adults in states that have legalized its consumption.
Representative Jared Polis, (D-CO) is sponsoring legislation that seeks to regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol.
Separate legislation to be introduced by Rep. Earl Bluemenauer (D-OR) seeks to establish a federal tax structure for retail cannabis production and sales.
Both Representatives, along with drug policy reform advocates, will discuss these measures at a teleconference this afternoon... Click here (http://blog.norml.org/2013/02/05/members-of-congress-to-introduce-federal-measure-to-legalize-cannabis-regulate-sales/) to read more.