Senators: Add protections for state marijuana laws to legislation funding federal government

A bipartisan group of 18 senators led by Colorado Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner protections for state marijuana laws inserted into legislation funding the federal government. Precise language in the fiscal year 2018 appropriations can “alleviate the turbulence” U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions threw into the legal cannabis industry when he rescinded the so-called…