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Justice Department Will Let Washington, Colorado Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect | Huffington Post

The United States government took a historic step back from its long-running drug war on Thursday, when Attorney General Eric Holder informed the governors of Washington and Colorado that the Department of Justice would allow the states to create a regime that would regulate and implement the ballot initiatives that legalized the use of marijuana for adults.

However, the Department made clear that marijuana is still federally illegal under the Controlled Substances Act and reserved its right to reverse course and file a preemption lawsuit in the future.

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