Another lawmaker introduces bill to legalize marijuana at federal level

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden proposed legislation Friday — Senate Bill 420 — that would give states a free hand to allow legal cannabis markets without the threat of federal criminal intervention, a move that marked the latest push in Congress to bolster the nation’s burgeoning pot industry.

The proposal, identical to a bill in the House, aims to ease the longstanding conflict between states where cannabis is legal in some form and the U.S. government, which categorizes marijuana as a dangerous illegal drug, similar to LSD or heroin.

“The federal prohibition of marijuana

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