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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedJune 18th, 2009

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Title

Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults Act of 2009

Official Title

To eliminate most Federal penalties for possession of marijuana for personal use, and for other purposes.

Summary

Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults Act of 2009 - 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.