Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act

Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act

It’s official, the House will vote on the MORE Act this September. The MORE Act could be passed by Congress to allow marijuana legalization.

Maritza Perez, of the Marijuana Justice Coalition and Drug Policy Alliance, joined us for a discussion on the MORE Act and healing after the War on Drugs.

The MORE Act would:Removing cannabis from Schedule 1 substances
Expunge cannabis conviction recordsReinvest the revenue in communities most affected by the War on Drugs
.Allow Veterans to Have Access to Medical Marijuana

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Here is the actual text of THE MORE Act. Start reading it now:

This Act can be referred to as the “Marijuana Opportunity Investment and Expungement Act of 2019″” or the “MORE Act of 2019″.”.


(a) Cannabis is removed from the Schedule of Controlled Substances
(1) REMOVAL IN STATUTE.–Subsection (c) of schedule I of section 202(c) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 812) has been amended —

(A) by striking “(10) Marihuana.”; and

(B) by striking “(17) Tetrahydrocannabinols, except for tetrahydrocannabinols in hemp (as defined in section 297A of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946).”.

(2) REMOVAL FROM SCHEDULE.–Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Attorney General shall finalize a rulemaking under section 201(a)(2) removing marihuana and tetrahydrocannabinols from the schedules of controlled substances. Marihuana and tetrahydrocannabinols shall each be deemed to be a drug or other substance that does not meet the requirements for inclusion in any schedule. This paragraph will be deemed to have been effective as of the date that this Act was enacted. It shall apply to any offense, case pending or conviction entered. In the case of a minor, any offense, case, adjudication of juvenile neglect, and any case pending.

(b) Conforming Amendments To Controlled Substances Act.–The Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.) —
has been amended
(1) in section 102(44) (21 U.S.C. 802(44)), by striking “marihuana,”;

(2) in section 401(b) (21 U.S.C. 841(b))–

(A) in paragraph (1) )–

(i) in subparagraph A )–

(I) in clause vi, by inserting “or”, after the semicolon ;

(II) by striking clause vii; and

(III) By renaming clause (viii), as clause (vii
(iii) In subparagraph (B )–

(I) in clause vi, by inserting “or”, after the semicolon ;

(II) by striking clause vii; and

(III) By renaming clause (viii), as clause (vii
(iii), in subparagraph C, in the first sentence by striking “subparagraphs [A], (B), and(D]” and inserting “subparagraphs [A] and (B )”;

(iv), by striking subparagraphs (D );

(v) Subparagraph E is renamed as subparagraph D; and
(vi) in subparagraph(D)(i), as redesigned, by striking the “subparagraphs C) and (D), and inserting “subparagraph [C )”;
(B) by striking the paragraph (4); and

(C) By redesigning paragraphs 5, (6) and (7) as paragraphs 4, (5) and (6), respectively ;

(3) in section 402(c)(2)(B) (21 U.S.C. 842(c)(2)(B)), by striking “, marihuana,”;

(4) in section 403(d)(1) (21 U.S.C. 843(d(1)), by striking “” marihuana ,”;

(5) in section 418(a) (21 U.S.C. 859(a), by striking out the last sentence ;

(6) in section 419(a) (21 U.S.C. 860(a), by striking out the last sentence ;

(7) in section 422(d) (21 U.S.C. 863(d))–

(A) In the matter preceding paragraph (1) by striking “marijuana”; and

(B) in paragraph 5: by hitting “, such as a marihuana cigarettes,”; and

(8) in section 516(d) (21 U.S.C. 886(d)), by striking “section 401(b)(6)” each place the term appears and inserting “section 401(b)(5)”.

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