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synonyms for decriminalize

  • legitimize
  • allow
  • permit
  • regulate
  • sanction
  • declare lawful
  • make legal
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antonyms for decriminalize

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  • deny
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • refuse
  • reject
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In December, the House of Representatives voted to pass a bill that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, though it is unclear how the bill might fare in a split Senate.
SOUTH DAKOTA VOTERS SAID YES TO LEGALIZING MARIJUANA. BUT A JUDGE RULED IT’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL.TEO ARMUSFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Consensual same-sex sexual relations remain decriminalized in the rest of Indonesia outside of the cities of Pariaman and Palembang in the provinces of West Sumatra and South Sumatra respectively.
TWO MEN IN INDONESIA’S ACEH PROVINCE CANED FOR HAVING SEXMICHAEL K. LAVERSJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Meanwhile, some say continued efforts to decriminalize marijuana could help expand educational opportunities.
MEDICAL CANNABIS MASTER’S PROGRAM AT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SEES GROWTH SINCE LAUNCHTRACY MITCHELL GRIGGSDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Back in 1973, it was the first state to decriminalize cannabis.
THE WAR ON DRUGS DIDN’T WORK. OREGON’S PLAN MIGHT.KAT ESCHNERDECEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The vote was 228-to-164 and marked the first time either chamber of Congress has voted on the issue of federally decriminalizing cannabis.
HOUSE VOTES TO DECRIMINALIZE MARIJUANA AS GOP RESISTS NATIONAL SHIFT ON POTMIKE DEBONISDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO DECRIMINALIZE

  • approve
  • authorize
  • clean up
  • codify
  • constitute
  • decree
  • decriminalize
  • enact
  • formulate
  • launder
  • legislate
  • legitimate
  • legitimatize
  • license
  • ordain
  • permit
  • regulate
  • sanction
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.