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Senate Bills

Daines/Merkley Veterans Equal Access Amendment

Permits physicians affiliated with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recommend cannabis therapy to veterans in states that allow for its therapeutic use. More info

Mikulski Amendment Protecting State Medical Marijuana Laws

Limits the Justice Department’s ability to take criminal action against state-licensed operations that are acting in full compliance with the medical marijuana laws of their states. More info

Merkley Marijuana Banking Amendment

Prohibits the US Treasury Department from using federal funds to take punitive actions against banks that provide financial services to marijuana-related businesses that are operating legally under state laws. More info

'N/A' means that the Senator did not have the opportunity to vote on this amendment.

Senators

  • Cory Booker (D)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: B+

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    S. 2557 SUCCESS Act

    Comments

    "The so called War on Drugs has not succeeded in making significant reductions in drug use, drug arrests or violence," Booker said during an "Ask Me Anything" with Reddit users. "We are pouring huge amounts of our public resources into this current effort that are bleeding our public treasury and unnecessarily undermining human potential." December 2014 (Link)

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  • Bob Menendez (D)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

This information is continually being updated. If you have an additional public comment that we do not have record of or any additional information please email politics@norml.org.

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House Bills

Veterans Equal Access Amendment

Permits physicians affiliated with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recommend cannabis therapy to veterans in states that allow for its therapeutic use. More info

McClintock/Polis Amendment

Seeks to halt Justice Department interference among individuals and businesses engaged in state-compliant transactions particular to both the medical or recreational use of cannabis. More info

Rohrabacher/Farr Amendment

Prohibits the Department of Justice from interfering with state medical marijuana programs and the patients who rely on them. More info

Reps

  • Scott Garrett (R)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Frank LoBiondo (R)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Donald Norcross (D)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Frank Pallone (D)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Bill Pascrell (D)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Donald (Don) Payne, Jr. (D)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Albio Sires (D)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Bonnie Watson Coleman (D)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Rodney Frelinghuysen (R)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Leonard Lance (R)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Tom MacArthur (R)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Chris Smith (R)

    NEW JERSEY

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

This information is continually being updated. If you have an additional public comment that we do not have record of or any additional information please email politics@norml.org.