Federal medical cannabis protections extended another week

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Congress approved a short-term spending bill Friday that will also extend the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment through at least May 5 – meaning state medical marijuana laws and businesses will remain protected from any crackdown by the Department of Justice for at least another week.

The bill, HJ Res. 99, essentially keeps the previous year’s U.S. budget in place for another seven days to give federal lawmakers time to reach yet another deal on what will be included in a new omnibus spending bill.

A congressional staffer confirmed to Marijuana Business Daily that the bill’s approval

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