As we have previously reported, despite the growing number of States that have sanctioned the use of marijuana in various forms, the federal government has continued its efforts to crack down on dispensaries....more
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently issued a notice of proposed rulemaking with regard to the disposal of controlled substances. These regulations seek to implement the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act...more
Two Democratic congressmen introduced bills yesterday that would drastically reform federal policy on marijuana.
Colorado Rep. Jared Polis introduced The Ending Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2013, which would allow...more
On January 7, 2013, Aaron Sandusky, operator of three medicinal marijuana dispensaries in Southern California, was sentenced to ten years in federal prison for violating federal drug laws. Sandusky’s conviction highlights the...more
Possession of narcotics for distribution or personal use is a serious crime. People who are addicted to narcotics lose control of their lives. To support their habits, they commit various crimes, including burglary, armed...more
On December 3, 2012, an Arizona Superior Court judge issued an order holding that the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA) does not preempt the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. Three days later, the first medical marijuana...more
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