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ABA Passes Resolution Calling Upon Congress to Reform Federal Marijuana Policy

I am pleased to report that the American Bar Association (ABA) just adopted a resolution urging Congress to reform federal marijuana laws. The resolution declares: RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges Congress to enact legislation to exempt from the Controlled Substances Act any production, distribution, possession, or 3 use of marijuana carried out in…

Posted by on August 19, 2019 in News, Updates, , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Analysis of the Warren-Gardner STATES Act

[Update 6/8: I redrafted some of the language below for clarity and conciseness.] On June 7, Senators Elizabeth Warren (D MA) and Cory Gardner (R CO) formally introduced legislation to eliminate much of the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws. A full copy of the proposed legislation, called the “Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through…

Posted by on June 7, 2018 in News, Updates, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


About the Author

Professor Robert Mikos is one of the nation’s leading authorities on marijuana law and policy. Over the last decade, he has written, lectured, and testified on the struggles among federal, state, and local officials to control marijuana policy, among other topics. Professor Mikos earned his A.B. cum laude from Princeton University and his J.D. summa cum laude…

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