Jacob Sullum, Contributor I cover the war on drugs from a conscientious objector’s perspective. Testifying today at the first congressional hearing on marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington, Deputy Attorney General James Cole conceded that the Justice Department does not have a solid legal basis on which to challenge those states’ new laws. “It would be a very challenging lawsuit to bring,”… Continue reading "Feds Have No Viable Legal Challenge to Marijuana Legalization, Deputy A.G. Concedes – Forbes"
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Posted on September 9, 2013 at 12:46 pm by David Downs in featured, Politics Assemblyman Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) gutted and amended a bill (AB 604) Friday so that it would help clarify California’s opaque medical marijuana rules. The bill would create a new regulatory agency under the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to oversee the industry, a mandatory commercial… Continue reading "Smell the Truth » California Medical Marijuana Regulations Are Back in AB 604"
Joe Garofoli Updated 10:53 pm, Thursday, September 5, 2013 Tuesday is a day that marijuana supporters have been looking forward to forever: The second-ranking official in the Justice Department will answer questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee about U.S. marijuana policy, just days after the feds said they would have a hands-off policy toward the two states – Washington and… Continue reading "Pot backers seek clarity on feds’ marijuana policies – SFGate"