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Congressional Committee Protects Medical Marijuana

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Congressional Committee Protects Medical Marijuana
Posted by CN Staff on May 17, 2018 at 16:28:23 PT
By Tom Angell, Contributor 
Source: Forbes 

medical Washington, D.C. -- A powerful congressional panel voted on Thursday to continue shielding medical marijuana patients and providers who comply with state laws from prosecution by the federal government.

While the provision has been federal law since 2014, when it was first attached to legislation that funds the U.S. Department of Justice, its continuance has been in question because of recent efforts by Republican leadership to prevent votes on cannabis amendments.....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://cannabisnews.com/news/29/thread29286.shtml

 


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Rohrabacher–Blumenauer Renewal OK’d by Congressional Committee

 

A powerful Congressional committee on Thursday voted to extend federal protections for state-legal medical marijuana. It’s the latest example of how Congress is progressing on cannabis, one small step at a time.

 

The US House Appropriations Committee passed by voice vote an amendment introduced by US Rep. David Joyce (R-OH) that would ban the Department of Justice from using its funds to intervene with state laws that allow the growth, distribution, and use of cannabis for medical use....

 

 

 

 

https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/rohrabacher-blumenauer-renewal-okd-by-congressional-committee


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