may 5, 2017 - New Version of Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment
President Trump signed a law saying that the Department of Justice is prevented from enforcing the Controlled Substance Act as to medical cannabis. However, the new amendment does not expand to the use of federals funds to administer federal law as it relates to recreational cannabis. The industry hopes that the current administration will leave the regulation of cannabis solely to the states to decide.
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