The House approves legislation that stops the DEA from raiding, arresting, and prosecuting medical marijuana patients in states that have approved the drug

Katie Rucke, MintPress News

Congress approved an historic piece of legislation late Thursday that prevents the Drug Enforcement Administration from continuing to raid, arrest, and prosecute medical marijuana patients, by no longer allowing agencies under the Justice Department to use federal dollars to enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized medicinal use of the drug.