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H.R.1227 - Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017 - 115th Congress (2017-2018) This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to provide that the Act's regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal penalties do not apply to with respect to marijuana.

Medicinal Cannabis was legalized for use under strict conditions last year in Australia but advocates say it's still extremely difficult to access. Parents of children with severe epilepsy are one of the main groups affected. They say red tape is blocking access to medicinal cannabis for patients in need and many are at their wits end.