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House Passes Landmark Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana

December 4, 2020
WASHINGTON — The House on Friday passed sweeping legislation that would decriminalize marijuana and expunge nonviolent marijuana-related convictions, as Democrats sought to roll back and compensate for decades of drug policies that have disproportionately affected low-income communities of color.The 228-164 vote to approve the measure was bipartisan, and it was the first time either a