Senate committee approves protections for state medical marijuana programs

Screen Shot 2015-06-16 at 8.41.50 AM6/11/15–The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a provision Thursday that would protect medical marijuana operations from federal crackdown in states where the substance is legal. The committee passed the measure, try by a vote of 22-8, as an amendment to the Commerce, Justice and Science appropriations bill for fiscal year 2016. Read