The U.S. House passed the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act 220-204 Friday, which would legalize and decriminalize marijuana at the federal level by removing it from the Controlled Substances Act, sending the bill to the Senate. Representative Jerry Nadler, a New York Democrat who sponsored the bill, called it in a statement prior to the vote "long overdue legislation that would reverse decades of failed federal policies based on the criminalization of marijuana. It would also take steps to address the heavy toll these policies have taken across the country, particularly among communities of color." more than a decade will now anchor just one day a week. Starting in PauseCurrent Time 0:07 / Duration 1:46 Loaded: 45.18% HQ Captions FullscreenUnmute0 Here's why MSNBC has a Rachel Maddow problem The bill could have difficulties passing the Senate, as the last time the House passed a legalization bill it was not taken up for debate within the Senate, and some Democratic Senators including Chuck Schumer and Cory Booker are set to introduce their own legalization bill this year, Forbes reported.
Florida is looking to be the next state to go full recreational. With companies like Florida Cannabis Supply pushing the legislation forward with cultivation, processing and manufacturing all done in Florida.