Two California Lawmakers Challenge Justice Department On Medical Marijuana

CALIFORNIA:  Two members of Congress from California who were authors of an amendment blocking the Justice Department from interfering with state medical marijuana laws are disputing Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr.’s narrow interpretation of the provision.

The Justice Department said last week that the bipartisan legislation to protect legal medical marijuana laws did not restrict federal prosecution of individuals or organizations that sell pot.

“As the authors of the provision in question, we write to inform you that this interpretation of our amendment is emphatically wrong,” the two lawmakers told Holder.

 

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