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.


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2 comments:

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!