Paul Broun voted with the Democrats on the medical marijuana bill. Every other Georgia Republican voted against it.
He was unpersuaded to change his vote.
The vote was on the Hinchey amendment to the Department of Justice’s Appropriations Bill. The DOJ has sought to use funds to prevent states from setting up medical marijuana programs. Rep. Hinchey’s legislation would have preventing the DOJ from stopping states from setting up medical marijuana programs.
The amendment failed 165 to 262.
Paul Broun voted to stop the DOJ.