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Rohrabacher–Blumenauer Renewal OK’d by Congressional Committee

A powerful Congressional committee has voted to extend federal protections for medical marijuana patients and providers in legal-cannabis states.

Budget Deal Extends Medical Marijuana Protections, but Only Temporarily

After a brief government shutdown—and another moment of angst for the cannabis industry—a key protection for state-legal cannabis will live another day.

New Bill in Congress Would Ban Federal Cannabis Enforcement in Legal States

The measure, introduced by a California congresswoman, would permanently forbid federal agencies from taking action against state-legal cannabis.

Shutdown Averted, but Medical Marijuana Protections Still at Risk

A stopgap measure may fund the government (and protect patients) through Dec. 22. But after that it's anybody's guess.

Judge Halts Feds’ Cannabis Case, Citing Rohrabacher-Blumenauer

Still need a reason to care about that obscure federal spending provision known as the Rohrabacher–Blumenauer amendment? Here’s one.

Jeff Sessions Ready to Ramp Up More Asset Forfeitures

Hold onto your assets: The AG wants to bring back the abused and widely discredited practice.

Midwest’s Cross-Border MMJ Proposal Is ‘Absolute Lunacy,’ Poses Nationwide Threat

An unusual proposal aimed at speeding access to medical cannabis could ultimately land patients in jail—and put medical programs in 29 states at risk.