Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Don Young (R-AK) filed a resolution today (HR 4779) that would prohibit the federal government from enforcing federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized the plant.

“The federal government should respect the will of the voters in states that have voted to decriminalize cannabis”, says Congresswoman Barbara Lee. “It’s time to stop wasting taxpayer money on the failed War on Drugs. I’m proud to introduce the REFER Act, which would prevent the Attorney General and others in the Trump Administration from stifling the budding cannabis industry.” Lee says that “if the federal government chooses to interfere in these state matters, it’s up to…

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