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House Committee Votes to Block Prosecution of State Legal Medical Marijuana Participants

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House Committee Votes to Block Prosecution of State Legal Medical Marijuana Participants

 

 

The House Appropriations Committee voted Thursday, May 17, to continue the ban on justice department funds being used to prosecute state medical marijuana patients or providers that are operating under a state’s legal medical marijuana program. The provision has been inserted into each budget since 2014 and most recently labeled the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment. The amendment was added directly from the House floor, not by a committee, and was extended each year by default with each continuing resolution on the budget.

 

In a surprise move the committee joined together in bi-partisan support of the amendment, which was introduced to the committee by Republican Rep. David Joyce of Ohio. With strong support this session, the amendment was adopted by a simple voice vote......

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.occnewspaper.com/house-committee-votes-to-block-prosecution-of-state-legal-medical-marijuana-participants/


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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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