Feds to Issue New Policy on Medical Marijuana

marijuana-umledu2With the Mexican Cartels spreading their violent tentacles in the U.S., and bullets still flying at  your local crack corner, it’s very smart to prioritize and layoff the medical marijuana users.

Associated Press
WASHINGTON — 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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