Marijuana in the US – level 1

14-09-2020 15:00

Marijuana is a drug. It comes from the hemp plant. People dry leaves and flowers from it. People then smoke it or eat it. The drug changes people´s minds.

In the US, the government controls how people sell and use marijuana. Marijuana is legal in eleven US states. An important moment is in the US government. Marijuana can be legal in all US states. However, the US government must say yes to the bill. Some politicians do not agree with the bill.

The bill can change some marijuana crimes. Judges will stop some marijuana cases. Marijuana crimes will not be in a person´s criminal record.

Difficult words: legal (possible by law), bill (an early version of a law), criminal record (a list of person´s crimes).

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