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Medical Marijuana Crackdown Should Stop, House Reps Say | The Huffington Post

Members of Congress are calling on the Obama administration to end the federal crackdown on marijuana dispensaries in California, citing Attorney General Eric Holder’s past promise to maintain a hands-off approach toward pot clinics operating in compliance with state law.

[…] “It is our strong position that local and state governments must be allowed to develop, implement and enforce their own public health laws with regard to medical cannabis,” the letter stated.

[…] They called on the White House to reclassify marijuana as a legitimate controlled substance for medicinal purposes and to adopt the States’ Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act, legislation introduced by Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) that would prohibit federal interference in state-run medical marijuana clinics. +

Read the letter here

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