A bill that would amend federal law to give states the autonomy to set their own marijuana policies gained a tenth cosponsor last week, and a somewhat surprising one at that.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) has long been one of Congress’s most vocal opponents of legalizing cannabis.

But now she’s backing legislation to end federal prohibition so that states like hers can implement legalization without interference.

The bill, nicknamed the STATES Act, was introduced by Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) in June.

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Kyle Jaeger ~ MarijuanaMoment.net ~

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