Key federal marijuana protection extended through April
It looks as though the medical cannabis industry is safe. For now.
Over the weekend, the U.S. Senate approved a stopgap federal spending measure to fund the government through April 28, Reuters reported. Included in the bill – a continuing resolution that essentially reapproves last year’s federal spending bill – is an important piece of legislation for those in the marijuana business.
The Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment, which prohibits the federal government from spending any money to interfere with state medical marijuana programs, was among the provisions renewed until April 28. That renewal means pro-cannabis forces have a