H.R.5843 - Act to Remove Federal Penalties for the Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults

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

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

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Act to Remove Federal Penalties for the Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults - 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 t

Official Summary

Act to Remove Federal Penalties for the Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults - 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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