First up there’s the famous guy…sitting next to the guy who will get more famous.

Cannabis Business Times reports….U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders—the most popular politician in the country, according to a 2017 Harvard-Harris poll—signed on as a co-sponsor of the Marijuana Justice Act this week. Put simply, the bill would legalize cannabis at the federal level. 

 

And long with Booker, co-sponsors  also include the following : Sanders, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

In the House, co-sponsors include: U.S. Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA), Sheila Lee Jackson (D-TX), Steve Cohen (D-TN), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Bobby L. Rush (D-IL), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Danny K. Davis (D-IL), Jared Polis (D-CO), Hakeem S. Jeffries (D-NY), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Marcia Fudge (D-OH), Donald M. Payne Kr. (D-NJ), Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Frederica S. Wilson (D-FL), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Raul M. Grijalva (D-AZ), Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jerry McNerney (D-CA), Luis J. Correa (D-CA), Joseph Crowley (D-NY), Donald S. Beyer (D-VA), Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Alan S. Lowenthal (D-CA), Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY).

CBT report the following but we’d now expect to see some more activity after all the political lane changing of the last  couple of weeks.

Is this bill getting any traction in Congress?

Well, no. The bill was introduced in the Senate on Aug. 1, 2017. According to congress.gov, nothing has happened since then.

The same goes for the House bill, which was introduced Jan. 17, 2018.

Read the full CBT article at   http://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/marijuana-justice-act-cory-booker-bernie-sanders/