Monday, October 19, 2009

Federal Government stands down in the war against medical marijuana

By Pablo Fanque
All This Is That National Affairs Editor

In a surprise ruling today, the Justice Department said that citizens who distribute and use marijuana for medical purposes should not face federal prosecution. The directive has far-reaching political and legal ramifications.

A high government official reportedly urged the Department of Justice to draft and release these new guidelines.



Daryle Conners said...

On my way to Cali next week to visit friends and relatives with prescriptions.

Jack Brummet said...

Everyone down there has prescriptions! And there is a lot of leakage. I mean, you can actually buy pretty generous amounts. With the new ruling, these places will be all over Seattle. too, soon. Woohoo!