Although the U.S. House of Representatives rejected a measure that would ban the DOJ from using taxpayer money to arrest, jail, and prosecute medi-pot patients in compliance with state law, the number of reps voting in favor of the Hinchey-Rohrabacher amendment is growing. Also, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act makes its debut.
"...using marijuana in compliance with state law. The so-called Hinchey-Rohrabacher amendment, which was attached to the DOJ appropriations bill,..."
June 24, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith