Eric Holder Says DOJ Will Let Washington, Colorado Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The United States government took an historic step back from its long-running drug war on Thursday, when Attorney General Eric Holder informed the governors of Washington and Colorado that the Department of Justice would allow the states to create a regime that would regulate and implement the ballot initiatives that legalized the use of marijuana for adults. [Read more…]

Marijuana expert suggests state contract with feds

COLORADO: A professor who serves as a lead consultant on implementing Washington state’s marijuana law has suggested that the U.S. Department of Justice enter into contracts with both Washington and Colorado to avoid a federal crackdown on state-licensed businesses that will sell marijuana. [Read more…]

Washington, Colorado Still Waiting For Federal Response On Marijuana Legalization

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: It’s been nearly six months since Attorney General Eric Holder said the federal response to the legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington and Colorado was coming “relatively soon,” but officials in those states are still waiting. [Read more…]