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Congress Extends Federal Medical Marijuana Protections

Despite an attempt by House Republicans to block a vote, Congress has extended an amendment that protects state medical marijuana laws. The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate has once again approved an extension of the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment, a law giving federal protection to medical marijuana dispensaries and patients following state laws. The amendment was extended …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.