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An amendment to the U.S. House Appropriations Bill that would have required the Department of Justice to stand down in pursuing cases against the medical marijuana industry failed Wednesday night on a mostly party line vote. Colorado's seven-member delegation split on the amendment, with Democrats voting in favor and Republicans voting against.
A coalition of 11 medical marijuana patient and business advocacy organizations - including the United Food and Commercial Workers Union - today sent a letter to U.S. Attorney John Walsh in response to Walsh's call for the closure of 25 state-licensed medical marijuana businesses.
A bill described as "clean-up" legislation for last year's medical marijuana regulations passed out of committee after hours of testimony that showed a clear rift in the medical marijuana provider community. Concerns were also expressed by the Colorado attorney general's office that the federal government may decide to step in.
Denver attorney Robert Corry spoke out this week against federal scare tactics he said were being used to create uncertainty in Colorado's medical marijuana community.
Colorado now joins the list of medical marijuana states that have been warned off by The United States Department of Justice, having received a letter from U.S. Attorney for Colorado John Walsh Tuesday.