A Colorado congresswoman introduced legislation Monday that would stop the federal government from taking actions against businesses selling marijuana in states that have made its use recreationally or medically legal.

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colorado, introduced the Respect States’ and Citizens’ Rights Act that, if passed, would amend the Controlled Substances Act to prevent pre-emption of state marijuana laws.

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