Barney Frank Re-Introduces Second Marijuana Reform Bill
Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) today introduced a bill to eliminate all federal penalties for marijuana possession. Via the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP):
The Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults Act of 2009 would eliminate the threat of federal arrest and prison for the possession of up to 3.5 ounces of marijuana and the not-for-profit transfer of an ounce of marijuana — nationwide.
Last week he introduced the Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act, (H.R. 2835), a bill to protect medical marijuana patients from arrest and jail and to allow pharmacies to dispense marijuana to patients with a doctor's recommendation. You can send a message to your Congressperson asking for support here.
Both bills were introduced last year but died at the end of the Congressional session. Hopefully, we'll have more luck this year. Please, do your part.
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