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Posted 4 years ago in Crime Government Marijuana by Betsy Kim  
Your Views on U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag [Poll]

U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California Melinda Haag is known for aggressively closing medical marijuana dispensaries, seizing property under forfeiture laws. California law allows medical patients and their designated primary caregivers to legally possess and grow marijuana. (But they cannot sell or distribute it.) Marijuana is still considered an illegal substance under federal law. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is reforming drug laws, reducing sentences of low level drug offenders. He also says the federal government will not …

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Posted 4 years ago in Crime Marijuana by Josh Crank  
US Attorney Hints Medical Marijuana Crackdown to Continue

U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, one of four federal attorneys behind the nearly two-year crackdown on medical marijuana in California, suggested her enforcement will continue despite new drug policy guidance from the Department of Justice. Attorney General Eric Holder announced in late August that the federal government won’t sue to block state laws legalizing marijuana in various forms, including the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington. An accompanying memo issued by Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole identified eight …

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