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Federal Marijuana Crackdown

Going Rogue: U.S. Attorneys in California Defy Obama on Medical Marijuana

Amanda Reiman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Amanda Reiman

Instead of following the directive of the President and Attorney General on this matter, California U.S. Attorneys were blatantly ignoring the directive concerning compliance with state law.

Ryan J. Reilly

No 'Free Pass' For Marijuana Industry | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justice Department officials did not believe they could successfully prevent states from legalizing marijuana in federal court and feare...

Drug War Tactics Inconsistent With Law Enforcement Ethics

Diane Goldstein | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics
Diane Goldstein

During my law enforcement career I became increasingly cynical as my profession showed me the dark side of human nature. But today my cynicism turned to a lack of respect for the professional drug warriors also known as the Drug Enforcement Agency.

After Increased Crackdowns, Medical Weed Hits The Streets

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.09.2012 | Small Business

As federal regulations tighten on medical marijuana growers and dispensary owners, some may find their best bet for business is to bring the product b...

Berkeley Dispensary's Closure Marks 'Biggest Casualty' Of Federal Marijuana Crackdown

| Posted 07.01.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By David Downs and Michael Montgomery With its only retail outlet due to close today, Ber...

Federal Crackdown Ends Country Truce With Pot-Growers

AP | By LISA LEFF | Posted 02.26.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Residents of Mendocino County, the redwood and marijuana-rich territory in California's fabled Emerald Triangle, thought they had rea...

Medical Marijuana Crackdown Begins In Colo.

Posted 01.12.2012 | Denver

The Associated Press reports that federal officials are beginning a California-style crackdown on medical marijuana businesses in Colorado. As CBS4...

Lucia Graves

New iPhone App For Marijuana Advocates To Get Organized | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A new iPhone app will help medical marijuana advocates get involved in the fight against the federal crackdown on marijuana, and can eve...

Is A Federal Marijuana Crackdown Coming To Colo.?

Posted 01.12.2012 | Denver

Could a large scale medical marijuana crackdown be coming to Colorado like the one seen in California? That's exactly what a law enforcement official ...