Senate Panel Tackles Marijuana Laws

"We must have a smarter approach to marijuana policy," Leahy, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Federal laws pose “significant obstacles” to regulation of marijuana in states where it is legal and need to be addressed, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said Tuesday in a first-ever hearing aimed at reconciling rapidly changing state marijuana laws with a federal prohibition on the drug.

Senate Panel Tackles Marijuana Laws

"We must have a smarter approach to marijuana policy," Leahy, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Federal laws pose “significant obstacles” to regulation of marijuana in states where it is legal and need to be addressed, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said Tuesday in a first-ever hearing aimed at reconciling rapidly changing state marijuana laws with a federal prohibition on the drug.