New Federal Spending Bill Includes Medical Marijuana Protections

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New Federal Spending Bill Includes Medical Marijuana Protections | Justin Strekal WASHINGTON, DC — As part of the newly proposed appropriations package known as an omnibus bill, a spending restriction upon the Department of Justice from prosecuting state-legal medical marijuana programs will remain … Read More

Medical Marijuana Protections Extended as Part of Temporary Federal Budget Agreement

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Medical Marijuana Protections Extended as Part of Temporary Federal Budget Agreement | Paul Armentano WASHINGTON, DC — A recently approved plan by the members of the US House and Senate to temporarily extend federal funding through February 8, 2018 also … Read More

Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended (Again)

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Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended (Again) | Justin Strekal WASHINGTON, DC — Congressional leadership voted to enact a four-week continuing resolution that maintains present federal spending levels and priorities through January 19, 2018. The resolution extends medical cannabis patient protections imposed by … Read More

Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended

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Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended | Justin Strekal Congressional leadership voted to enact a two-week continuing resolution that maintains present federal spending levels and priorities through December 22, 2017. The resolution extends medical cannabis patient protections imposed by the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment until that … Read More

Bipartisan Letter to Congressional Leadership Urges Continued Protections for Medical Marijuana Programs

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Bipartisan Letter to Congressional Leadership Urges Continued Protections for Medical Marijuana Programs | Justin Strekal WASHINGTON, DC — Sixty-six members of Congress representing both Republicans and Democrats sent a letter on Wednesday to Speaker Ryan, Senate Majority Leader McConnell, Leader … Read More

Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended

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Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — President Donald Trump reached an agreement late last week with Congressional leadership to enact a three-month continuing resolution that maintains present federal spending levels and priorities through December 8, 2017. The resolution extends medical … Read More

Congress Passes Three Month Budget Continuation; Marijuana Protections Included

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Congress Passes Three Month Budget Continuation; Marijuana Protections Included | NORML In a quick deal between President Trump and Congress, a three-month budget continuing resolution will be in effect until December 8, 2017, maintaining current spending levels. While this seems … Read More