Obama and Holder Continue Attacks on Pot Raids

Obama Administration to Stop Raids on Medical Marijuana Dispensers:


Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Wednesday outlined a shift in the enforcement of federal drug laws, saying the administration would effectively end the Bush administration's frequent raids on distributors of medical marijuana.

Speaking with reporters, Mr. Holder provided few specifics but said the Justice Department's enforcement policy would now be restricted to traffickers who falsely masqueraded as medical dispensaries and "use medical marijuana laws as a shield."

...Graham Boyd, the director of the American Civil Liberties Union drug law project, said Mr. Holder's remarks created a reasonable balance between conflicting state and federal laws and "seem to finally end the policy war over medical marijuana."

Nice.



At least, insofar as pot

still

not being just bloody decriminalized already can

be

nice. I'm sure I'm not the first person to suggest that simply ending the pot prohibition would serve as an authentically potent stimulus for our sluggish economy.



Which is pretty ironic, when you think about it.

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