Posts Tagged ‘Eric Holder’

A budtender pours marijuana from a jar at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center medical marijuana dispensary, on July 25, 2012 in Los Angeles. Attorney General Eric Holder’s recent comments calling for reform of long mandatory sentences for low-level drug offenders have opened a floodgate of mixed reactions. His comments have also fast-tracked arguments about legalization of [...]

Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) will introduce legislation on Thursday to end the federal ban on marijuana and let the states decide whether to legalize it. “The legislation would limit the federal government’s role in marijuana enforcement to cross-border or inter-state smuggling, allowing people to legally grow, use or sell marijuana [...]