Top Senator Summons Holder for Position on Legal Pot

One can now imagine how nearly eight decades of marijuana prohibition will end -- not with the sudden crash of congressional action, but hollowed out from within as states one by one take matters in their own hands.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee has “invited” U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to a Sept. 10 hearing, where Holder will be asked to explain what the Obama administration intends to do about marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado, and medical laws in 18 other states and the District of Columbia.