Un proyecto de ley presentado en el Congreso de los Estados Unidos podría solucionar el conflicto entre la ley del Gobierno federal, que prohíbe la marihuana, y las leyes estatales que permiten el uso médico o recreativo. Más información, en inglés, está disponible abajo.

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A bill introduced in Congress on 12th of April would fix the conflict between the federal government’s marijuana prohibition and state laws that allow medical or recreational use.

The measure would amend the Controlled Substances Act to make clear that individuals and businesses, including marijuana dispensaries, who comply with state marijuana laws are immune from federal prosecution.

Eighteen states and the District of Columbia have medical marijuana laws, and two states, Washington and Colorado, last fall became the first to pass laws legalizing, taxing and regulating marijuana.

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