Hopita (hopita) wrote,

A Step Toward A Sensible Drug Policy.

I posted this to facebook, but I wanted to share this here as well:

Feds to issue new medical marijuana policy

WASHINGTON – Pot-smoking patients or their sanctioned suppliers should not be targeted for federal prosecution in states that allow medical marijuana, prosecutors were told Monday in a new policy memo issued by the Justice Department.

Under the policy spelled out in a three-page legal memo, federal prosecutors are being told it is not a good use of their time to arrest people who use or provide medical marijuana in strict compliance with state law...

Read the full article

It's not a total victory, to be sure, but it's a big wonkin' step in the right direction.
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