More Than 100 Organizations Urge Congress to Move Forward on the MORE Act
The Center for American Progress
August 9, 2019

“More than 100 organizations released a letter asking Congress to quickly mark up and schedule the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act (H.R. 3884) for a floor vote. The MORE Act is the most expansive marijuana reform bill centered on social and racial justice introduced in Congress in recent years. By removing marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and making way for the expungement and resentencing of marijuana convictions, this bill would reduce racial disparities in the criminal justice system and ensure that marijuana activity no longer jeopardizes a person’s immigration status or ability to receive federal benefits. Moreover, it would provide funds for services in communities most harmed by the war on drugs and would diversify the regulated marijuana industry by supporting entrepreneurs whose communities bore the brunt of this country’s lopsided marijuana enforcement.”


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