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Calif. Gov. Brown: DOJ, Obama should 'respect' state marijuana laws [View all]

Source: The Hill

Calif. Gov. Brown: DOJ, Obama should 'respect' state marijuana laws
By Zack Colman - 11/11/12 10:12 AM ET

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) said the federal government should let recently passed marijuana legalization laws stand in Colorado and Washington.

Its time for the Justice Department to recognize the sovereignty of the states, Brown said Sunday on CNNs State of the Union. I believe the president and the Department of Justice ought to respect the will of these states.



Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana for recreational use through ballot measures last week.
But marijuana is still outlawed at the federal level, which likely foretells a legal battle over implementing the state laws.

Read more: http://thehill.com/video/policy-areas/267241-calif-gov-brown-feds-should-respect-state-marijuana-laws

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