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AG Holder Says Yes To Cannabis!
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Attorney General Eric Holder has finally released his response to last November's legalization of recreational cannabis in Colorado and Washington State. The Department of Justice will allow the laws regulating the production, sales, and use of cannabis to go forward not only in those two states but for medical cannabis as well in the 20 states that have laws on the books. The feds have decided to take the approach of "show me what you've got" and if the states can make it work will stay out of their hair. AG Holder warns however that the DOJ reserves the right to sue in federal court at any point in the future should the state drop the ball and things get out of control. His primary concerns are sales to minors, cartel involvement, and the exportation out of state of in state grown cannabis. If these issues can be successfully dealt with Holder has promised the states the DOJ will honor the states will.

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PaulScambot commented on Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 at 22:59 PM

I don't trust them. They're up to something. Consider;
1) By federal law marijuana related businesses can not use banks. No checks, no debit cards, no credit cards, not even money orders. Cash only.
2) Marijuana is going to be a very cash intensive enterprise at every level. Background checks, license application fees, security costs, testing, insurance, taxes, taxes, and more taxes.
3) The feds have just announced new rules forbidding armored car firms from serving the marijuana industry.
http://www.csindy.com/IndyBlog/archiv...
4) One of Holder's stated criteria is no increase in violence, especially gun related violence.

Isn't that handy? By requiring the marijuana industry, a multimillion dollar enterprise in even the smallest of states to go cash only they guarantee $100k's of dollars neatly stacked in multiple locations and by banning armored car services they make sure that cash is being moved in a passenger vehicle with no protection. Why don't they just paint a huge bulls eye the cars, shops, and employees while they're at it?
This behavior ensures violent armed robberies. And I'm sure they will scream bloody murder should the shop owner defend himself with a firearm even though that wouldn't raise so much as an eyebrow if it were a liqueur store.
Could it be the feds are trying to initiate a chain of tragic events just so they can say "I told you so"?

BikerackIII commented on Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 at 23:16 PM

Then again it could just be more inter agency fighting as the pigs scramble to protect their pensions.

BikerackIII commented on Friday, Aug 30, 2013 at 15:29 PM

Just another brick in the wall...

BikerackIII commented on Saturday, Aug 31, 2013 at 18:34 PM

:P

BikerackIII commented on Sunday, Sep 01, 2013 at 01:48 AM

The people have spoken.

TommyMarin commented on Thursday, Sep 05, 2013 at 16:50 PM

What will the coming year bring?

BikerackIII commented on Friday, Sep 06, 2013 at 13:35 PM

Possibly another four states with legal recreational marijuana, maybe more!

MrTowlie commented on Friday, Sep 06, 2013 at 17:38 PM

:P

MrTowlie commented on Friday, Sep 06, 2013 at 20:14 PM

;)

PaulScambot commented on Saturday, Sep 07, 2013 at 23:29 PM

;)

PaulScambot commented on Thursday, Sep 12, 2013 at 23:48 PM

.

MrTowlie commented on Friday, Sep 13, 2013 at 17:10 PM

.

MrTowlie commented on Sunday, Sep 15, 2013 at 23:57 PM

:P

PaulScambot commented on Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 at 17:36 PM

;)

PaulScambot commented on Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 22:53 PM

..l..

BikerackIII commented on Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 22:57 PM

.

TommyMarin commented on Friday, Oct 04, 2013 at 14:20 PM

Bank of America has agreed to allow marijuana based businesses to open accounts with them while the feds are talking about loosening banking rules to make it easier for them to do so.

PaulScambot commented on Monday, Oct 07, 2013 at 20:20 PM

;)

TommyMarin commented on Sunday, Oct 13, 2013 at 16:50 PM

The feds are also looking to loosen the restraints on banking for cannabis related businesses. With the current government shutdown a new source of revenue must be looking pretty good to them.

BikerackIII commented on Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 18:46 PM

Money talks...

TommyMarin commented on Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 13:25 PM

...and the probie's squawk.

MrTowlie commented on Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 19:28 PM

;)

MrTowlie commented on Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 17:13 PM

Holder gets a conscience.

MrTowlie commented on Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 17:24 PM

;)

MrTowlie commented on Monday, Nov 04, 2013 at 14:05 PM

The next three years will see many more states legalize.

MrTowlie commented on Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 15:59 PM

;)


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