DOJ’s James Cole to Testify About Marijuana Enforcement

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. won’t be the one answering senators’ questions about how the U.S. Department of Justice will respond to state-based marijuana legalization efforts, the Senate Judiciary Committee has announced. [Read more…]

DOJ’s James Cole to Testify About Marijuana Enforcement

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. won’t be the one answering senators’ questions about how the U.S. Department of Justice will respond to state-based marijuana legalization efforts, the Senate Judiciary Committee has announced. [Read more…]

Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy Welcomes US Marijuana Decision

VERMONT: Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says he welcomes a decision by the Justice Department not to sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing the recreational use of marijuana. [Read more…]

Top Senator Summons Holder for Position on Legal Pot

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. [Read more…]