Rep. Diana DeGette Introduces Bill to Allow Amendment 64 to Proceed
Colorado Rep. Diana DeGette today followed through with her promise to introduce federal legislation to respect the will of the voters on Amendment 64. She has introduced the "Respect States' and Citizens' Rights Act of 2012."
The bill would amend 21 USC 903 of the Controlled Substance Act by adding a provision:
In the case of any State law that pertains to marijuana, no provision of this title shall be construed as indicating an intent on the part of the Congress to occupy the field in which that provision operates, including criminal penalties, to the exclusion of State law on the same subject matter, nor shall any provision of this title be construed as preempting any such State law.
Currently, section 903 reads:[More...]
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