In a historic vote more than 80 years in the making, the House of Representatives this afternoon approved the MORE Act, a bill that would end the federal prohibition of cannabis.
The House voted to end federal prohibition of cannabis, but the Senate is expected to block the measure.
The bill officially passed by a vote of 228-164 at 1:10pm on Friday, Dec. 4.
This is the first significant Congressional action on marijuana since the passage of the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, which federally criminalized all aspect of cannabis production, sale, and possession.
The MORE Act will now move to the Senate, where it’s widely expected to be blocked by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).
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