U.S. Attorney Mike Cotter is on a quest to lock up pot growers -- despite his state's medical marijuana law
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On the list of people we'd probably never expect to come out in support of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, we'd probably put an anti-drug crusader U.S. Attorney who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan somewhere near the top of the list.
Nation’s Largest Medical Marijuana Dispensary Fights In Federal Court To Stay Open in Oakland and San Jose
For more than six years, the federal government watched quietly as Harborside Medical Center grew to become the nation's largest medical marijuana dispensary despite knowing that its operations were illegal under federal law.
U.S. Attorney John Walsh issued letters this month to 10 medical marijuana centers throughout Colorado, ordering them to shut down or move because they are located within 1,000 feet of schools.
The Drug Enforcement Administration mailed letters Thursday to 23 medical marijuana businesses in Western Washington, warning they could be prosecuted and the properties seized if they are operating within a school zone.
We're no police theorist, but the goals of a law enforcement action are simple: to prevent, to intervene, or otherwise dissuade behavior deemed illegal.
Aside from strikes at the medical marijuana industry's most vocal, visible, and influential leaders, little rhyme or reason has accompanied the federal Justice Department's crackdown on California cannabis.
Three medical marijuana shops in the Wenatchee area have closed after federal prosecutors threatened to seize the properties and to fine or prosecute the landlords.
Two San Francisco medical cannabis dispensaries praised as models for their industry will close under federal Justice Department pressure at the end of business today.
The number of medical marijuana dispensaries in San Francisco will dip to a nearly 10-year low on Aug. 1, when two more permitted pot clubs will close under pressure from the federal Justice Department.