Drug feds getting smoked in the political war on marijuana

MMJBy Evan Halper | Los Angeles Times

Drug Enforcement Administration is under attack in Congress as it holds its ground against pot legalization

The DEA may be losing the war on marijuana politics in Congress and elsewhere

Public opinion on marijuana has softened. Not so at the Drug E nforcement Administration

For narcotics agents, who often confront hostile situations, Capitol Hill has been a refuge where lawmakers stand ready to salute efforts in the nation’s war on drugs.

Lately, however, the Drug Enforcement Administration has found itself under attack in Congress as it holds its ground against marijuana legalization while the resolve of longtime political allies — and the White House and Justice Department to which it reports — rapidly fades.


If you’d like to discuss marijuana issues, contact Ryan Hurley, director of the Rose Law Group Medical Marijuana Department rhurley@roselawgroup.com


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