[UPDATE: Drug Czar Spills the Beans:] Obama Administration: Recreational Marijuana Response Will Be All About the Kids
See the update at the end of this post about Obama's drug czar spilling the beans on the prez's "new" pot policy.
It's hard to say whether this is good news or bad news, but the Denver Post has an intriguing update on the Obama Admnistration's response to Washington and Colorado voters legalizing recreational weed.
So what does that mean, exactly?
One way to read Holder's comment is that Obama, who in December told ABC News that he wasn't going to intervene in the democratic process unfolding in Washington and Colorado, may leave those states alone, since the new laws only allow adults 21 and older to smoke weed recreationally. As long as the states enforce the law and prevent teenagers from getting access to all that newly liberated pot, in other words, perhaps the feds will steer clear.
UPDATE, APRIL 25, 12:15 P.M.: Well, that didn't take long. The Obama Administration's drug czar, Gil Kerlikowske doesn't want any stoners thinking that now that two states have legalized recreational marijuana smoking for adults, the feds are backing down on the drug war.
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