BREAKING NEWS: House Blocks DEA From Targeting Medical Marijuana

Patients for Medical Cannabis

From Huffington Post; by Ryan J. Reilly & Matt Ferner

Posted: 05/30/2014 12:24 am EDT

WASHINGTON — Reflecting growing national acceptance of cannabis, a bipartisan coalition of House members voted early Friday to restrict the Drug Enforcement Administration from using funds to go after medical marijuana operations that are legal under state laws.

An appropriations amendment offered by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) prohibiting the DEA from spending funds to arrest state-licensed medical marijuana patients and providers passed 219-189. The Senate will likely consider its own appropriations bill for the DEA, and the House amendment would have to survive a joint conference before it could go into effect.

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One Response to BREAKING NEWS: House Blocks DEA From Targeting Medical Marijuana

  1. bycb 360 says:

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