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Feds Target Medical Marijuana Despite Increased Popular Support

3 years agoNews : Truthdig

Despite the public’s increased support for the legalization of medical marijuana, the Department of Justice has renewed its crackdown, this time targeting the landlords of dispensaries under laws allowing the feds to seize the assets of traffickers. Under civil asset forfeiture laws, the DOJ is forcing the landlords to either shut down the shops on their property or risk the seizure of the land by the federal government.
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Feds Target Calfornia Marijuana Dispensaries

US Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft (3 years ago)

The Department of Justice has sent a threatening letter to marijuana dispensaries in California. The Associated Press has obtained the letter and reports: Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown on pot dispensaries in Californ... Read Post

Gary Johnson on the DOJ's Medical Marijuana Crackdown: "Maybe it's time for the feds to just admit that their law is just wrong"

News : Reason (3 years ago)

We asked GOP Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson for his reaction to the news that the Department of Justice has ordered California medical marijuana dispensaries, including those operating legally under local and state laws, to clo... Read Post

Justice Department Targets Medical Marijuana Despite Increasing Support For Legalization

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

Despite the fact that public support for medical marijuana is currently at all-time high, and may be legal in up to 24 states and the District of Columbia by the end of this year, the Department of Justice continues to crack down on... Read Post


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