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Second Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Congress

Reaction to the current Federal crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries has now spawned a second bill in Congress.  H.R. 6335, dubbed "States' Medical Marijuana Property Rights Act", was introduced by Rep.  Barbara Lee of California on August 2nd.  While neither this bill nor the earlier introduced "Truth in Trials Act" have a high chance of passing, both can be seen as push-back by States with medical marijuana laws. This new bill would absolve landowners of the risk of forfeiture if medical marijuana dispensaries are on their property.  News reports are telling us that threat of such forfeiture is a major part of the Federal strategy to close down dispensaries.  It would not prevent any other action by Federal enforcement efforts.  So far, only Democrats of signed on as sponsors, while the earlier and more broad bill contained two Republican sponsors.