Colorado lawmakers fail in bid to shield recreational marijuana from feds

WASHINGTON — A $ 1.3 trillion plan to fund the federal government through the end of September won’t include protections for the recreational marijuana industry — a blow to Colorado lawmakers who tried to add that language to the must-pass bill. The legislators wanted the measure to include a provision…

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Colorado representatives intro bill to shield state marijuana laws from feds

Published: May 18, 2017, 12:59 pm • Updated: May 18, 2017, 1:43 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado Reps. Diana DeGette and Mike Coffman have introduced a bill to protect states’ marijuana laws from federal enforcement. The Respect States and Citizens Rights’ Act of 2017 aims to insert…

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Oregon senate approves proposal to shield weed buyers’ info from feds

Published: Mar 22, 2017, 7:39 am • Updated: Mar 22, 2017, 8:29 am By Kristena Hansen, The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — A proposal to shield the names, birthdates, driver’s license numbers or any other identifying information of potentially thousands of recreational pot customers cleared its first major hurdle at…

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