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H.R.1983 States' Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 03, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

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  • 5% of users oppose H.R.1983

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    • On November 28, 2011, by IndicaJones - I would like to know as well.......

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    • On May 26, 2011, by rogueit - When will this go to committee?

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    • New Study, Leading Researcher: Federal Marijuana Classification Not - July 25, 2012 by Donnybrook - In addition to the lawsuit against the Obama Administration challenging the classification of marijuana, there is a bill pending in Congress, HR 1983, which also calls for rescheduling. Frustrated by the federal government's ...

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      As noted by Donnybrook on July 25, 2012, "In addition to the lawsuit against the Obama Administration challenging the classification of marijuana, there is a bill pending in Congress, HR 1983, which also calls for rescheduling. Frustrated by the federal government's ..." (/url?q=http://www.weedwatch.com/forums/general-medical-marijuana-discussion/3440-new-study-leading-researcher-federal-marijuana-classification-not-tenable.html&sa=U&ei=DycTUJzyJIeE8ATapIHYAw&ved=0CDsQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNFnSaBsd6HUznKd6G5jUU_3m2S5ag)
    • New Study, Leading Researcher: Federal Marijuana Classification Not - July 25, 2012 by Donnybrook - In addition to the lawsuit against the Obama Administration challenging the classification of marijuana, there is a bill pending in Congress, HR 1983, which also calls for rescheduling. Frustrated by the federal government's ...

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      As noted by Donnybrook on July 25, 2012, "In addition to the lawsuit against the Obama Administration challenging the classification of marijuana, there is a bill pending in Congress, HR 1983, which also calls for rescheduling. Frustrated by the federal government's ..." (/url?q=http://www.weedwatch.com/forums/general-medical-marijuana-discussion/3440-new-study-leading-researcher-federal-marijuana-classification-not-tenable.html&sa=U&ei=lMERUIqAH46K8QTRuYGgAg&ved=0CDwQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNGCBTQGr9DwFvXb1th7im0e-LBHaw)
    • CMCR Study States that the Current Schedule I Classification of ... - July 17, 2012 by contributorBC - ... reclassify marijuana”. The ASA has filed a suit against the Obama administration for denying a petition to reclassify marijuana. There is also a bill (HR 1983) pending in Congress that calls for the rescheduling of the drug.

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      As noted by contributorBC on July 17, 2012, "... reclassify marijuana”. The ASA has filed a suit against the Obama administration for denying a petition to reclassify marijuana. There is also a bill (HR 1983) pending in Congress that calls for the rescheduling of the drug." (/url?q=http://www.theweedstreetjournal.com/cmcr-study-states-current-schedule-classification-marijuana-arguable/&sa=U&ei=s9YGUPfxIOPc2gWV78y7BQ&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNGOT6JD8OQO5q7e3XA0pwBj3IS_LQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Mayoral marijuana: Filner v. Greenwald - December 27, 2011 by San Diego CityBEAT - Filner, a Democratic member of Congress, said he was working on the issue on two fronts. First, he's a co-sponsor of H.R. 1983, the "States' Medical Marijuana Patient Act," which would remove marijuana from the list of federally prohibited Schedule 1 drugs

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      As noted by San Diego CityBEAT on December 27, 2011, "Filner, a Democratic member of Congress, said he was working on the issue on two fronts. First, he's a co-sponsor of H.R. 1983, the "States' Medical Marijuana Patient Act," which would remove marijuana from the list of federally prohibited Schedule 1 drugs" (http://www.sdcitybeat.com/sandiego/blog-676-mayoral-marijuana-fi.html)
    • Mayoral marijuana: Filner v. Greenwald - December 26, 2011 by San Diego CityBEAT - Filner, a Democratic member of Congress, said he was working on the issue on two fronts. First, he's a co-sponsor of H.R. 1983, the "States' Medical Marijuana Patient Act," which would remove marijuana from the list of federally prohibited Schedule 1 drugs

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      As noted by San Diego CityBEAT on December 26, 2011, "Filner, a Democratic member of Congress, said he was working on the issue on two fronts. First, he's a co-sponsor of H.R. 1983, the "States' Medical Marijuana Patient Act," which would remove marijuana from the list of federally prohibited Schedule 1 drugs" (http://www.sdcitybeat.com/sandiego/blog-676-mayoral-marijuana-filner-v-greenwald.html)
    • Richard Lee, Founder of Oaksterdam U - December 07, 2011 by Los Angeles Weekly - Culturally, we have. Six years ago there were no cities permitting and taxing; now there are several. A medical marijuana bill, H.R. 1983, had 18 co-sponsors, just 3 percent of the House. But six years ago, we had no bill and no co-sponsors.

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      As noted by Los Angeles Weekly on December 07, 2011, "Culturally, we have. Six years ago there were no cities permitting and taxing; now there are several. A medical marijuana bill, H.R. 1983, had 18 co-sponsors, just 3 percent of the House. But six years ago, we had no bill and no co-sponsors." (http://www.laweekly.com/2011-12-08/music/richard-lee-founder-of-oaksterdam-u/2/)
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