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      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
    IntroducedNovember 14th, 2013

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Title

Protecting Individual Liberties and States' Rights Act

Official Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide exceptions from the firearm prohibitions otherwise applicable in relation to marijuana if its possession is lawful under State law.

Summary

Protecting Individual Liberties and States' Rights Act - Amends the federal criminal code to modify the definition of a "crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year" for purposes of firearms prohibitions to specifically exclude any offense pertaining to marijuana that occurs in a state if the conduct constituting the offense is lawful under the law of the state. Provides that the prohibition against knowingly selling or otherwise disposing of a firearm or ammunition to any person who is an unlawful user of or addicted to a controlled substance, and the prohibition against such a person transporting, possessing, or receiving a firearm or ammunition in interstate or foreign commerce, shall not apply with respect to a sale or other disposition to, or the transportation, possession, or receipt by, a person if: (1) the controlled substance is marijuana, (2) the possession of marijuana is lawful under the law of the state, and (3) the person is a resident of the state.
    States rights should supersede the federal Gov't when it come to Medical marijuana and where the majority have made the issue under the laws of the state. 29 states have voted in favor, 71% believe in marijuana and the racist reason for it being illegal in the first place. NIH, AMA, CDC and many others agree alcohol is worse and by the sculling it would be a 1or 2. Grow see the revenue from taxing and only a positive effect for the people giving back the freedom to choose. That's the unalienable right of every American 🇺🇸
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    Legalize recreational marijuana in New York...and at the federal level.
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