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Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment

Trump Signs Spending Bill; Medical Marijuana Protected Through September

The president grudgingly signed the $1.3 trillion bill, effectively renewing critical Rohrabacher-Blumenauer MMJ protections.

Congressional Budget Deal Includes Medical Marijuana Protections

The $1.3 trillion spending bill prevents the Justice Department from spending money to prosecute MMJ cases in legal states.

Senate Revives Gov’t, and Medical Marijuana Protections, Until Feb. 8

Senate leaders Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell struck a deal that will keep the government open, and MMJ protected, for 17 days.

What the Federal Shutdown Means for Medical Marijuana

When the Senate vote failed, the budget expired and the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer medical marijuana protections vanished. So what's next?

Now Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Comment Is Affecting Medical Marijuana

The president's outburst blew up immigration talks that were key to the budget, which is where MMJ protections live.

Trump–Dem Budget Deal Extends MMJ Protections to Dec. 8

The surprise deal ended a House bid to scuttle the MMJ shield--at least for another three months.

House Committee Blocks Medical Marijuana Protections

The House Rules committee blocked the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment, but it's still alive in the Senate.

In Rebuke to Sessions, Senate Committee OKs Medical Marijuana Protections

The Attorney General asked Congress to reject the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment. Senators said: Nope.