“The federal government needs to do more than just allow states to be the laboratories of democracy when it comes to marijuana,” wrote Rep. Blumenauer and his allies.

U.S. Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), the leading champion of marijuana legalization in Congress, and national drug policy reform organizations sent a letter Thursday to Democratic National Committee Platform Committee Members urging them to strengthen the Party’s tepid position on marijuana policy by adding the following statement to the Platform position: “We support ending the failed federal marijuana prohibition.”

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