High Crimes: Strategies to Further Marijuana Legalization Initiatives (2013)
In November 2012, Washington and Colorado became the first states—and the first jurisdictions in the world—to legalize the possession, use, and regulated distribution of marijuana. Although Attorney General Eric Holder promised in March 2013 to announce a Department of Justice policy to address the state initiatives, the White House has yet to take a position. This shifting legal terrain is the subject of High Crimes: Strategies to Further Marijuana Legalization Initiatives, an original report by the National Lawyers Guild.
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