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Key Medical Cannabis Amendment Would Cut Federal Funding for Raids on MMJ Businesses

Chris Walsh  | May 9, 2012

U.S. lawmakers are set to debate a measure that could have significant implications for the medical cannabis community, in a good way.

Up for consideration is a proposal that, if passed, would bar federal funding from being used for medical marijuana raids.

The bipartisan measure – called the Rohrabacher-Hinchey-Farr Amendment – would “recognize the right …