Despite the Department of Justice memo advising the DEA and federal prosecutors not to spend resources arresting medical marijuana patients and raiding medical marijuana providers in states that have passed legislation protecting these people, federal agents have recently shut down 26 medical cannabis dispensaries in Montana and California. Just Say Now, SSDP’s partnership with Firedoglake has written a letter telling Attorney
First, Seattle Hempfest congratulates him for his new title and commends him for being one of “Seattle’s finest”. Then, he calls for an end to the “war on drugs”. And for a couple of months, he manages to remain completely silent about drugs, using the excuse that he’s still finding his way around the office. But finally, last week, Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske shocks
The DEA has continued to raid medical marijuana dispensaries in California since President Obama took office. We know Obama has stated the he does not support using justice department resources to undermine state law on this issue. Yet the DEA continues to waste these resources on law abiding, tax paying dispensaries. There is light at the end of the tunnel.