James Comer (R), a chair of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee said late Friday that a vote on the Cannabis Users’ Restoration of Eligibility (CURE) Act will take place this Wednesday.

The bipartisan bill, CURE Act was introduced by Maryland Democratic Rep. Jamin Raskin and co-sponsored by South Carolina Rep. Nancy Mace (R) in July. According to Raskin, the legislation aims to “eliminate the draconian, failed and obsolete marijuana policies that prevent talented individuals from becoming honorable public servants in their government,” reported Marijuana Moment.

“Every year, qualified and dedicated individuals seeking to serve our country are unable to secure federal jobs and security clearances because the federal government has not caught up with the widely established legal use of medical and recreational cannabis,” Raskin also said at the time.

Under the proposed legislation, …

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