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  • Congress will vote on the MORE Act to decriminalize marijuana on Friday.
  • The bill is one of a number of recently introduced plans to decriminalize and tax drugs.
  • The bill is expected to pass in Congress but not in the Senate.

Capitol Hill lawmakers have weighed the possibility of decriminalizing marijuana for years, with some throwing ambitious legislation to reduce criminal penalties for possession, levy taxes and control the sale and distribution of drugs.

But dozens of bills introduced since the 1970s have yet to be passed.

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