Stunning Reversal

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GUEST: Stephen Gutwillig, Deputy Executive Director of Programs at the Drug Policy Alliance.

 

TOPIC: In a stunning and historic announcement today, “Attorney General Eric Holder informed the governors of Washington and Colorado today that the Department of Justice will allow the states to implement their ballot initiatives that legalized the production, distribution, and sale of marijuana for adults.” Holder also announced that federal prosecutors in numerous other states will not interfere with laws allowing medical marijuana.

 

ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE:  Thursday, August 29, 2013.