U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren Co-Sponsors Marijuana Justice Act

Warren is the sixth co-sponsor to sign on.

June 12, 2018

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) co-sponsored the Marijuana Justice Act June 7, joining Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Kamala Harris (D-CA).

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) originally introduced the bill in August 2017 to legalize cannabis at the federal level.

For more information on the legislation, read our Marijuana Justice Act explainer here.

Also on June 7, Warren introduced the STATES Act along with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO). That bill seeks to enshrine states’ rights to regulated legal cannabis markets.