Full Text of The Ending Marijuana Federal Prohibition Act of 2015

If you’re looking for the full text of Bernie Sander’s proposed bill to de-schedule Marijuana (marihuana in politi-speak apparently) you can find it below!  The full PDF is also available for download from MPP.org here

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114TH CONGRESS
1ST SESSION

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To limit the application of Federal laws to the distribution and consumption
of marihuana, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
Mr. SANDERS introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee

A BILL
To limit the application of Federal laws to the distribution
and consumption of marihuana, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2015’’.

SEC. 2. APPLICATION OF THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
ACT TO MARIHUANA.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Part A of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

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‘‘SEC. 103. APPLICATION OF THIS ACT TO MARIHUANA.

‘‘(a) PROHIBITION

ON CERTAIN SHIPPING OR TRANSPORTATION.—

This Act shall not apply to marihuana, except that it shall be unlawful only to ship or transport, in any manner or by any means whatsoever,marihuana, from one State, territory, or district of the United States, or place noncontiguous to but subject to the jurisdiction thereof, into any other State, territory, or district of the United States, or place noncontiguous to but subject to the jurisdiction thereof, or from any foreign country into any State, territory, or district of the United States, or place noncontiguous to but subject to the jurisdiction thereof, when such marihuana is intended, by any person interested therein, to be received, possessed, sold, or in any manner used, either in the original package or otherwise, in violation of any law of such State, territory, or district of the United States, or place noncontiguous to but subject to the jurisdiction thereof.

‘‘(b) PENALTY.—Whoever knowingly violates subsection (a) shall be fined under title 18, United States Code, imprisoned not more than 1 year, or both.’’.
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(b) TABLE

OF

CONTENTS.—The table of contents for the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 (Public Law 91–513; 84 Stat. 1236) is

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Source: https://www.mpp.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Sanders-Bill.pdf

Justin Meerkat

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