Historic Victory: Congress to Prohibit DOJ and DEA from Undermining State Marijuana Laws

By Jay Syrmopoulos For the first time in US history the federal government is cutting off funding for enforcement of marijuana laws.

Washington, D.C. – The final federal spending bill that Congress will consider this next week includes amendments that block the Justice Department from spending any funds on undermining state marijuana laws, according to the Drug Policy Alliance.
In addition, the spending bill also includes an amendment that will prohibit the DEA from blocking the implementation of a federal law that allows for hemp to be grown for agricultural and academic research purposes.
Bill Piper, Director of the Drug Policy Alliance’s office of national affairs …read more

Source:: http://thefreethoughtproject.com/congress-votes-cut-funding-prohibit-doj-dea-undermining-state-marijuana-laws/