Obama's Policy On Medical Marijuana Questioned After Raid On Dispensary

03/01/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Michael Doyle McClatchy Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON -- A recent Drug Enforcement Administration raid on a South Lake Tahoe, Calif., medical marijuana dispensary showcases one of the legal conflicts inherited by the Obama administration.

The Jan. 22 raid near the California-Nevada border occurred two days after Obama took office and before the new president's own Justice Department team was in place. The raid resembled many conducted during the Bush administration, but seemingly clashed with Obama's campaign opposition to such tactics.

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