House Blocks Vote on Bill Protecting States’ Medical Marijuana Rights

Getty Since Jeff Sessions was made Attorney General, there have been several bills pertaining to medical marijuana introduced in Congress. One such bill is the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment, which seeks to be a permanent replacement for the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment that previously has been passed as a part of government spending bills. Both amendments aim to keep the Department of Justice from using their funds to prosecute medical marijuana cases in states who have chosen to legalize medical marijuana. “The status quo for four years has been the federal government will not interfere because the Department of Justice is not permitted...

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