420 with CNW – Congress Asks Federal Agencies to Reconsider Firing Employees Who Use Marijuana

July 17, 2020 15:25:09

Although several states have legalized either medical or recreational marijuana, it remains illegal at the federal level. This duality in legislation means that sometimes, individuals who work with or consume state-legal cannabis face federal repercussions. However, a series of reports for spending bills released by a key House committee contain a wide range of marijuana-related provisions seeking to change this.

The directives from the House Appropriations Committee were attached to spending bills containing legislative reform provisions including previously tabled proposals that would protect state marijuana laws from federal interference as well as protect banks who work with cannabis businesses from federal…


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