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Eric Holder Marijuana

Ryan J. Reilly

Eric Holder's New Civil Rights Chief Is More Evolved On Marijuana Than He Is

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The newly named acting head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division has called for the legalization and regulation of marijuan...

Mollie Reilly

This Is What Eric Holder's Legacy Will Be

HuffingtonPost.com | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder, the first African-American to hold the top law enforcement position in the United States, announced on Thursday that he ...

Matt Ferner

Eric Holder Signals Support For Marijuana Reform Just As He's Heading Out The Door

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

Just as Attorney General Eric Holder prepares to step down from his post, he appears more open than ever to the argument for rescheduling marijuana as...

Ryan J. Reilly

GOP Lawmakers Target D.C.'s Effort To Decriminalize Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican-led House subcommittee will hold a hearing next month to examine the District of Columbia's decision to decriminalize posse...

Even The Nation's Top Law Enforcement Official Has Smoked Pot

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder said he smoked pot in college during an interview with HuffPost published Tuesday. And the way he put it, it really wa...

Ryan J. Reilly

Eric Holder Would Be 'Glad To Work With Congress' To Reschedule Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration would be willing to work with Congress if lawmakers want to take marijuana off the list of what the federal gov...

Ryan J. Reilly

Obama's White House Opposes His Actual Views On Marijuana Legalization

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top White House official's testimony explained the Obama administration's position on state marijuana legalization, which seems to dir...

Michael McAuliff

Congressman Urges Obama To Drop Pot From Very Dangerous Drug List

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With federal law enforcement officials moving to make it easier for marijuana businesses to operate in states where they are legal, one ...

Major Change Coming To U.S. Marijuana Policy

Reuters | David Ingram | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

Jan 23 (Reuters) - U.S. treasury and law enforcement agencies will soon issue regulations opening banking services to state-sanctioned marijuana bus...

Congress Examining Holder's Marijuana Decision

AP | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is facing criticism over its attempt to straddle the federal law that makes marijuana illegal and state laws t...

Shift In Pot Policy Won't Help Some Woes

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

By Brett Wolf ST. LOUIS, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Even as a shift in U.S. prosecution policy gives states more leeway to legalize marijuana...

Holder Pot Stance Called A Mistake

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE — Drug abuse prevention groups asked the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday how it will know whether its acceptance of recreational ma...

Ryan J. Reilly

Obama Administration Makes Big Announcement On Marijuana Legalization

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States government took a historic step back from its long-running drug war on Thursday, when Attorney General Eric Holder inf...

Ryan J. Reilly

States Still Waiting For Federal Response To New Drug Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's been nearly six months since Attorney General Eric Holder said the federal response to the legalization of recreational marijuana i...

Carly Schwartz

Pot Advocates Slam Eric Holder's Speech: 'How Dare He'

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder's call for "sweeping" changes to the way the Justice Department handles drug offenses Monday drew praise from lawmakers a...

Obama Administration May Introduce Sweeping Drug Reform

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder is rumored to be proposing major reforms to drug sentencing in the coming weeks, and if a Wednesday interview with NPR is...

Washington Lawmakers To Eric Holder: 'Respect The Will Of The Voters' On Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

Seven Democrats from Washington's congressional delegation called on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder this week to consider the results of last year'...

Pro-Pot Protesters Swarm Attorney General's Berkeley Appearance

Carly Schwartz | Posted 07.12.2013 | San Francisco

Several dozen pro-marijuana protesters swarmed U.C. Berkeley's campus Saturday to protest the visit of Attorney General Eric Holder, on hand to addres...

Ryan Grim

Does Eric Holder Have A 4/20 Surprise Coming?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder gave voters in Washington and Colorado hope Thursday that the Department of Justice may not dramatically in...

Republican Urges Holder To Make Pot Decision: 'Children Are Dying'

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- How it affects children will be one factor the Justice Department weighs as it determines how to respond to the legalization of marijuan...

Holder Urged To Oppose Pot Push

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Nine former heads of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration urged Attorney Gener...

Marijuana Opposition Asks Feds To Help

Posted 06.13.2012 | Denver

Opposition to Colorado's Amendment 64, a ballot initiative that seeks to regulate marijuana like alcohol in the state, has borrowed a page from Califo...

DEA 'Cartel' Claims Lack Facts, Again

Erin Rosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Erin Rosa

DEA agents in Denver have a sordid history when it comes to backing up their claims, and their most recent allegation that medical marijuana dispensaries are being supplied by 'cartels' is no different.

CannaMart-Centennial Court Case Could Determine Whether Municipalities Can Ban Marijuana Providers

Denver Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Medical marijuana advocates believe that today's court hearing in Centennial could shape the future of the booming medical marijuana industry in Color...

Ryan Grim

Holder Vows To End Raids On Medical Marijuana Clubs

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder said at a press conference Wednesday that the Justice Department will no longer raid medical marijuana clubs that are est...