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Justice Department Defying Congress, Breaking the Law on Medical Marijuana

Bill Piper | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics
Bill Piper

A spokesperson for the U.S. DOJ recently told the L.A. Times that a bipartisan amendment passed by Congress last year prohibiting DOJ from spending any money to undermine state medical marijuana laws doesn't prevent it from prosecuting people for medical marijuana or seizing their property.

U.S. Judge Debates Whether Marijuana Should Be Considered Among Most Dangerous Drugs

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb 11 (Reuters) - A federal judge hearing the case of nine men accused of illegally growing ...

Friday Talking Points -- Eric Holder's Record

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The news that Attorney General Eric Holder would be stepping down sent a shockwave through Washington. On the whole, was his term worth praising or condemning? We have to say that "both" is the only real answer to that question.

Marijuana Reformer Makes Bold Predictions For Legal Weed

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

As support for marijuana legalization continues to grow, Rob Kampia, the executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project, believes that momentum wi...

Lawmaker Talks Ending Federal Ban On Marijuana On Reddit

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.13.2013 | Denver

Just before President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Colorado Congressman Jared Polis started an "Ask Me Anythin...