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Mike Bloomberg releases criminal justice reform plan to decriminalize marijuana


Added 02-20-20 09:22:01pm EST - “Former New York Mayor City Michael R. Bloomberg called for federally decriminalizing marijuana possession as part of a criminal justice reform plan his campaign released Tuesday.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Mike Bloomberg releases criminal justice reform plan to decriminalize marijuana”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

While the political jockeying gets more attention, candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential race are advancing serious policy proposals. The Washington Times takes a weekly look at some of them that may have flown under the radar.

Former New York Mayor City Michael R. Bloomberg called for federally decriminalizing marijuana possession as part of a criminal justice reform plan his campaign released Tuesday.

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Mr. Bloomberg stopped short of seeking to fully legalize marijuana, however, separating himself from most of his 2020 Democratic rivals.

“Mike believes that further scientific study is required to assess the health effects of marijuana. In the meantime, he believes that no one should go to jail for smoking or possessing it,” the Bloomberg campaign said in a 13-page policy brief.

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