H.R.2943 - Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults Act of 2009

To eliminate most Federal penalties for possession of marijuana for personal use, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To eliminate most Federal penalties for possession of marijuana for personal use, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Popular: Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Short: Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults Act of 2009 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults Act of 2009 - Prohibits the imposition of any penalty under an Act of Congress for the possession of marijuana for personal use or for the not-for-profit transfer between adults of marijuana for personal use. Deems the possession of 100 grams

Official Summary

Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults Act of 2009 - Prohibits the imposition of any penalty under an Act of Congress for the possession of marijuana for personal use or for the not-for-profit transfer between adults of marijuana for personal use. Deems the possession of 100 grams or less of marijuana as personal use (one ounce or less for a not-for-profit transfer between adults). Allows the imposition of a civil penalty under the Controlled Substances Act for the public use of marijuana if such penalty does not exceed $100.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.2943

  • National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
  • Americans for Safe Access
  • Drug Policy Alliance Network

Organizations Opposing H.R.2943

  • National Narcotic Officer’s Association Coalition (NNOAC)


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