Justice Department Issues Memo on Marijuana Enforcement 1/4/2018

Department of JusticeOffice of Public AffairsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, January 4, 2018Justice Department Issues Memo on Marijuana EnforcementThe Department of Justice today issued a memo on federal marijuana enforcement policy announcing a return to the rule of law and the rescission of previous guidance documents. Since the passage of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) in 1970, …

DOJ: Local man facing 40 years in prison for selling marijuana

  By KOMO Staff Friday, January 15th 2016 TACOMA, Wash. -- A South Sound man could potentially spend the next 40 years in prison after he was convicted Friday of illegally growing and selling marijuana. Prosecutors say 37-year-old Lance Edward Gloor and his business partner opened four illegal marijuana dispensaries throughout Puget Sound. The men …

Largest Ever One Time Early Release Of Federal Prisoners Coming This Month

By TNM News on October 8, 2015 Latest Headlines, Legal, News Feed It appears that several federal prisons will be allowing thousands of prisoners, who have committed non-violet crimes, free due to efforts to reduce long prison sentences given to drug offenders Another issue the Obama Administration and U.S. Sentencing Commission are trying to solve …

Five Washington State Medical Marijuana Patients Face Federal Trials

Prosecutions contradict Obama Administration statements, policy against targeting sick patients SPOKANE, WA — Family members from a rural area of eastern Washington are expected to go to trial next month on federal marijuana charges, despite the Obama Administration’s repeated claims that it does not target seriously ill patients. The federal trial of the “Kettle Falls …