Chuck Schumer: States Should Be Allowed To Legalize Marijuana

NEW YORK:  During a Monday appearance on MSNBC, Sen. Chuck Shumer (D-N.Y.) said states should be allowed to legalize marijuana and act as “laboratories” for drug policy. Appearing on MSNBC’s “The Daily Rundown,” Schumer was asked by host Chuck Todd what he thinks about New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) plan to allow some hospitals to distribute medical marijuana. Read the full article…

State Officials: DOJ Has Given ‘Tacit Approval’ For Legalized Marijuana

Legalization advocates have also taken the Justice Department’s silence and the president’s comments as an indication that legalization won’t be stopped.

COLORADO: Colorado officials say they believe they have “tacit approval” from the U.S. Justice Department to implement voter-approved laws legalizing marijuana.

Michigan businessman smoked by federal pot law

MICHIGAN: Dennis Forsberg thought he was doing everything right. He had filed all the necessary paperwork and cleared his business plan with attorneys, local government officials and law enforcement. He created new companies and got a federal tax ID number. He wasn’t trying to hide anything. Yet in the end, he still got burned.

Michigan businessman smoked by federal pot law

Dennis Forsberg samples cherries growing on trees

MICHIGAN: Dennis Forsberg thought he was doing everything right. He had filed all the necessary paperwork and cleared his business plan with attorneys, local government officials and law enforcement. He created new companies and got a federal tax ID number. He wasn’t trying to hide anything. Yet in the end, he still got burned.