Group Pressures Obama To Halt Medical Marijuana Raids

03/07/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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Drug reform advocates are challenging the Obama Administration to deliver on a campaign promise to halt federal interference with California and other states allowing medical marijuana use.

They note that even as new U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was being sworn in yesterday, Drug Enforcement Administration agents were raiding medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles; they also hit a dispensary two weeks ago in South Lake Tahoe. As usual, they seized marijuana and money without making any arrests, a common M.O. in recent years in California.

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