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"The solution is clear. Instead of taxpayers spending millions of dollars on this unnecessary enforcement and keeping folks
He released the so-called "torture memos," but didn't go after their authors He became the first-ever cabinet member to be
Under the federal Controlled Substances Act, marijuana is classified as a Schedule I drug, along with heroin and LSD. Schedule
"We'll see how it works in Washington, D.C.," Holder, a District resident, said. WASHINGTON -- A Republican-led House subcommittee
Asked about his own personal history with marijuana, Holder told HuffPost he used pot in college and had characterized it
"We'd be more than glad to work with Congress if there is a desire to look at and reexamine how the drug is scheduled, as
The Department of Justice declined to send a representative to appear before the subcommittee, Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) said
"Schedule I recognizes no medical use, disregarding both medical evidence and the laws of nearly half of the states that
U.S. treasury and law enforcement agencies will soon issue regulations opening banking services to state-sanctioned marijuana businesses even though cannabis remains classified an illegal narcotic under federal law, Attorney General Eric Holder said on Thursday.
"You don't want just huge amounts of cash in these places," Holder told the audience at the University of Virginia. "They
Roughly 20 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana. Voters in Colorado and Washington state
Today, two-thirds of American workers are on the job at least 40 hours per week, with 25 percent working longer and nearly 7 percent putting in more than 60 hours, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
U.S. Attorneys will individually be responsible for interpreting the guidelines and how they apply to a case they intend
One option would be to go after low-level marijuana users as scapegoats and seek a court ruling that would declare federal
But not all advocates were satisfied. California made history in 1996 when voters passed Proposition 215, making it the first
We've been having the war on pot debate for decades. Should the government start first by legalizing it federally for medicinal use so that there's a stream of medical successes to show its value?
While Holder and the Obama administration have drawn criticism for publicly embracing a laissez-faire approach to marijuana
The Justice Department may respond to the legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington and Colorado in several ways
"There's no doubt we got the A.G.'s attention," Dale Gieringer, president of the California chapter of the National Organization
"The attorney general's carefully phrased remarks leave me cautiously optimistic that the administration just might be trying