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New Bill in Congress Today Allows States to Legalize Pot

Health - General

marijuana joint by Chmee2 -CC licenseCongressmen Barney Frank (D-MA) and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-TX) will introduce a bill in the US Congress today that would allow each state to decide for itself whether to legalize marijuana -- good news for patients suffering from pain and disease who look to medical marijuana for help.

The historic bill would limit the U.S. government role in marijuana enforcement to cross-border or inter-state smuggling. Citizens would be able to legally grow, use or sell cannabis in states which have legalized the forbidden weed.

(READ the story in the Seattle P-I)

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