Contact Us

Congress Pondering Bill That Could Make Marijuana Legal

Uriel Sinai, Getty Images

Marijuana legalization has two pretty high-profile friends in Congress.

Republican Ron Paul of Texas and Democrat Barney Frank of Massachusetts are co-sponsoring a bill that would put an end to the federal criminalization of marijuana.

If passed, the bill would allow the states to “legalize, regulate, tax and control marijuana without federal interference.”

Here is why this is relevant:  medical marijuana is legal in California.  Yet, currently, the federal government can and occasionally still does raid marijuana growers in that state — and also maintains the power to prosecute these growers in federal courts.

Early this month, the Global Commission on Drug Policy put out a report recommending that governments begin decriminalizing drugs, in particular marijuana.

[LA Weekly]

Best of KLYQ

Recommended For You

Around the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://klyq.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KLYQ Club VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KLYQ Club VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.