Congressman Reintroduces the Respect State Marijuana Laws Act

On February 7, California Congressman Dana Rohrabacher reintroduced the Respect State Marijuana Laws Act.   Although the full text of the bill, H.R. 975, is not yet available, it appears from the press that the new bill is substantially the same as the bill that Congressman Rohrabacher introduced twice before. As I noted in a prior… Continue reading Congressman Reintroduces the Respect State Marijuana Laws Act

Californians Are Not Safe from Federal Cannabis Prosecutions

Many people are under the mistaken impression that the US Department of Justice is no longer allowed to prosecute cannabis cases in California.  While it is true that DOJ prosecutions have declined dramatically during the Obama years, it is wrong to think that the DOJ is required to hold off on cannabis prosecutions in the… Continue reading Californians Are Not Safe from Federal Cannabis Prosecutions