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Essentially this prohibits the Justice Department from spending funds to interfere with the implementation of state medical cannabis laws.
I believe that this mitigates the risks and possibly eliminates them, but my knowledge of US law at federal vs state level is limited.

According to the Wiki article that you referenced, the amendment was part of the annual spending bill, and the amendment must be renewed each fiscal year. So any time the annual spending bill fails to renew the amendment, there will be no protection for medical marijuana suppliers. Given what's happening on passing spending bills, do you really want to count on that protection remaining in place, with an administration that has indicated they want to enforce the Federal laws on marijuana?

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