Editor's Note: The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment has been extended until March 23 under the recently enacted budget deal. The amendment prohibits DOJ from using federal funds to interfere with state-legal medical marijuana laws and companies. The measure does not protect adult-use marijuana businesses.

Marijuana Business Daily
February 9, 2018


The only federal law formally preventing the U.S. Department of Justice from prosecuting medical marijuana businesses has once more been given a new lease on life.

This time, the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment - formerly known as Rohrabacher-Farr - has been extended until March 23 under the  budget deal passed by Congress  and signed Friday morning by President Donald Trump.

This is the  eighth time  the amendment has been temporarily extended by a continuing resolution from Congress, which hasn't passed a new federal budget  since 2015 . ...

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