Will The Feds Crack Down On Medical Marijuana After Allowing Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana?

By:
Feds

One threat to medical marijuana dispensaries, besides federal law, ironically, is the emergence of recreational marijuana.

Last week Washington’s legislature ended its 2014 session without approving new restrictions on medical marijuana, a step that supporters portrayed as necessary to prevent federal interference as the state begins allowing the sale of cannabis for recreational use. After all, the Justice Department indicated in an August 29 memo that it would allow legalization to proceed in Washington and Colorado only if both states created “strong and effective regulatory and enforcement systems.” Washington’s medical marijuana dispensaries, which are not licensed or regulated by the state, seem inconsistent with that expectation.

VIEW FULL ARTICLE

Repost is the designation for articles collected from the Internet whose content may interest our readers. These articles are not written by our staff and they do not necessarily reflect our views.

Related posts

Top