Congress Considers Ending The Eviction Of Marijuana Patients In Public Housing


Congress Considers Ending The Eviction Of Marijuana Patients In Public Housing

A DC delegate to Congress is advocating for legislation which would prohibit landlords in public, or Section 8, from discriminating against medical marijuana patients. The legislation, filed by Washington DC’s Democrat delegate to Congress Eleanor Holmes Norton, will be considered as an amendment to the budget for the fiscal year 2019 and as a standalone bill.
The bill would prohibit landlords in public housing from denying or evicting patients who use medical cannabis in states where it is legal, while the amendment filed would prevent the federal government from using any funds to deny housing to those individuals.
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