Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) rolled out a new bill that would modify the federal Controlled Substances Act so anyone complying with state marijuana laws, (i.e. pot clubs and pot smokers with medical marijuana cards) would be immune from federal prosecution.
The Respect State Marijuana Laws Act (H.R. 1523) would clear not just marijuana consumers, but also medical and non-medical marijuana businesses operating in states where medical marijuana is legal.
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