H.R. 2306 (112th): Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2011

Introduced:
Jun 23, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Barney Frank
Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 23, 2011
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on June 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jun 23, 2011
Referred to Committee Jun 23, 2011
 
Full Title

To limit the application of Federal laws to the distribution and consumption of marihuana, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
20 cosponsors (18D, 2R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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6/23/2011--Introduced.
Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2011 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) to:
(1) provide that such Act shall not apply to marihuana, except that it shall be unlawful to ship or transport from one state, territory, or district (jurisdiction) of the United States to another, or from a foreign country into such a U.S. jurisdiction, marihuana that is intended to be received, possessed, sold, or in any manner used in violation of any law of such jurisdiction; and
(2) remove marihuana and tetrahydrocannabinols from the list of Schedule I controlled substances.
Amends the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to exclude marijuana from its prohibitions on the import, export, manufacture, possession with intent to distribute, or distribution of a controlled substance.

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