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Feds on New Medical Marijuana Offensive

Chris
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Apopka, FL
Post #: 13
Feds on New Medical Marijuana Offensive
stopthedrugwar.org/chronicle/2011/may/05/feds_new_medical_marijuana_offen­

While DEA raids on medical marijuana providers never came to a complete halt after the Obama administration declared in 2009 that it would not interfere with people operating in compliance with state medical marijuana laws, the pace did slacken. But now, the raids are on the increase -- there have been at least 90 DEA SWAT-style raids since Obama took office -- and the federal government has unveiled an ominous new weapon in its war on the weed: US attorneys in a number of medical marijuana states sending letters to politicians threatening dire consequences, even the potential arrest of state employees, if states okay schemes to tolerate and regulate medical marijuana distribution.

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This was also covered on Free Talk Live last night:
www.freetalklive.com/content/podcast_2011_05_04­
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