U.S. Capitol. Image: Jorge Gallovia via Wikimedia Commons
 
State lawmakers are calling on the federal government to change its drug laws to let states experiment with marijuana and hemp policy.
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The National Conference of State Legislatures, the de facto bipartisan group of lawmakers, passed a resolution at its annual meeting Thursday calling on the federal government to amend the Controlled Substances Act to authorize state marijuana laws and on the administration to keep its nose out of state pot policies.
 
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