DEA Responds to Legal Weed in CO and WA: “Enforcement of the Controlled Substances Act Remains Unchanged”

By Mike Riggs

Despite the passage of ballot initiatives in Washington and Colorado legalizing recreational marijuana, “the Drug Enforcement Administration’s enforcement of the Controlled Substances Act remains unchanged,” a DEA spokesperson told Reason this morning.

“In enacting  the Controlled Substances Act, Congress determined that marijuana is a Schedule I controlled substance. The Department of Justice is reviewing the ballot initiatives and we have no additional comment at this time.”

DEA Responds to Legal Weed in CO and WA: “Enforcement of the Controlled Substances Act Remains Unchanged” [continued]

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