Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 29, 2015
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 29, 2015.
Apr 17, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on April 17, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 17, 2008
Length: 4 pages
To provide for the medical use of marijuana in accordance with the laws of the various States.
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Last Action: Jun 11, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5842 — 110th Congress: Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5842
“H.R. 5842 — 110th Congress: Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. July 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5842>
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