Showing posts with label Crackdown. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Crackdown. Show all posts

5/03/2012

Nancy Pelosi Asks Feds To Stop Senseless MMJ Crackdown

Nancy Pelosi issues statement asking Feds to stop medical marijuana crackdown.

3/04/2012

President Obama's War on Weed




USA -- Back when he was running for president in 2008, Barack Obama insisted that medical marijuana was an issue best left to state and local governments. "I'm not going to be using Justice Department resources to try to circumvent state laws on this issue," he vowed, promising an end to the Bush administration's high-profile raids on providers of medical pot, which is legal in 16 states and the District of Columbia.

3/03/2012

U.S. States Attorney Says Dispensary Profits Pissed Him Off

The United States attorney for California's Eastern District, Benjamin Wagner, broke his silence regarding his office's near-five-month old crackdown on California dispensaries Friday, in an interview with the national editor of the Hearst Newspapers Washington Bureau.

1/22/2012

Feds Crack Down on Colorado Med Pot Dispensaries

Colorado -- Federal prosecutors in Colorado launched a crackdown on Thursday against nearly two dozen medical marijuana dispensaries located within 1,000 feet of schools, giving the proprietors 45 days to cease operations or face civil and criminal penalties.

U.S. Attorney John Walsh issued the ultimatum in letters to 23 dispensaries and landlords he said were in violation of federal and state law, a statement from the U.S. Justice Department said.