Report: DOJ Misled Congress to Influence Medical Marijuana Vote

Report: DOJ Misled Congress to Influence Medical Marijuana Vote

Tom Angell at marijuana.com reports that the Department of Justice intentionally misled Congress to discourage passage of a budget restriction that would prevent them from spending funds to interfere with state implementation of medical marijuana programs.

Justice Department officials misinformed members of Congress about the effects of a medical marijuana amendment being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives, according to an internal memo obtained by Marijuana.com.

The amendment, which lawmakers approved in May 2014 by a vote…

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