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Bipartisan federal bill recognizing merits of medical cannabis must go further; tell congress to remove marijuana from controlled substances list

By Huff: (NaturalNews) Things are heating up on Capitol Hill in the realm of sensible cannabis policy, with a new bipartisan bill that seeks to further relegate federal prohibition of marijuana to the dustbin of embarrassing and unjust history.

The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States (CARERS) Act, or S. 683, introduced by Democratic Senators Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, would recognize the freedom of medical cannabis users in states where medical cannabis is legal.