Republicans joined with Democrats on the Senate Appropriations Committee Thursday to deny Attorney General Jeff Sessions the power to interfere with state marijuana laws.

The bipartisan rebuke comes after numerous attempts by Sessions to petition Congress to give the Department of Justice power to crack down on state legalization laws. The committee overwhelmingly approved the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment Thursday, which originally passed in 2014 and prevents the DOJ from using federal funds to prosecute individuals in states with medical legalization.

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