Federal bill ‘420’ would regulate marijuana like alcohol

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The “Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act”  – A Bill to Remove marijuana from the federal controlled substances list.

A press release from U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer says that “while the bill number may be a bit tongue in cheek, the issue is very serious.”

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer —

“Our federal marijuana laws are outdated, out of touch and have negatively impacted countless lives,” Blumenauer is quoted as saying by the publication. “Congress cannot continue to be out of touch with a movement that a growing majority of Americans support. It’s time to end this senseless prohibition.”

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420 (cannabis culture) … 420, 4:20, or 4/20 (pronounced four-twenty) is slang in cannabis culture for the consumption of cannabis, especially smoking cannabis around the time 4:20 p.m. (or 16:20 in 24-hour notation) and smoking cannabis in celebration on the date April 20 (which is 4/20 in U.S. form).

420 (cannabis culture) – Wikipedia