Day: August 26, 2013

Congress to Hold Hearings on State and Federal Marijuana Conflict

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) has scheduled a hearing to address the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws. “It is important, especially at a time of budget constraints, to determine whether it is the best use of federal resources to prosecute the personal or medicinal use of marijuana in states that have made such consumption legal,” Senator Leahy stated, “I believe that these state laws should be respected. At a minimum, there should be guidance about enforcement from the federal government.” The hearing is scheduled for September 10th and both […]