Monday, October 19, 2009

Reefer Madness

Along with health care reform comes this news.

It will stimulate the economy and create jobs too.

I wonder how this will play out on House, M.D. ?

Feds to issue new medical marijuana guidelines
By Devlin Barrett

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal drug agents won't pursue pot-smoking patients or their sanctioned suppliers in states that allow medical marijuana, under new legal guidelines to be issued Monday by the Obama administration.

Two Justice Department officials described the new policy to The Associated Press, saying prosecutors will be 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.

The guidelines to be issued by the department do, however, make it clear that agents will go after people whose marijuana distribution goes beyond what is permitted under state law or use medical marijuana as a cover for other crimes, the officials said.

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