Forbes: ““The Washington legislative proposals will create a licensing scheme that permits large-scale marijuana cultivation and distribution,” Durkan and Ormsby wrote in a letter to Gregoire. “This would authorize conduct contrary to federal law . . . Accordingly, the Department could consider civil and criminal legal remedies regarding those who set up marijuana growing facilities and dispensaries . . . Others who knowingly facilitate the actions of the licensees, including property owners, landlords, and financiers, should also know that their conduct violates federal law. In addition, state employees who conducted activities mandated by the Washington legislative proposals would not be immune from liability under the CSA [Controlled Substances Act].”
Will Feds Crack Down on Medical Marijuana after Allowing Legalization of Recreational Marijuana?
By On the Net|2014-03-23T08:40:14-07:00March 23rd, 2014|Stories & Articles|Comments Off on Will Feds Crack Down on Medical Marijuana after Allowing Legalization of Recreational Marijuana?
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The author of this article is Richard Keyt, an Arizona business law attorney who is the creator of this Arizona medical marijuana law website. Connect with Richard at 480-664-7478 or on Google+