New White Paper on Medical Marijuana Shows States in Compliance With DOJ Guidelines

When the Department of Justice (DOJ) released their latest memo to federal prosecutors on how to handle state-regulated marijuana distribution, it marked a second round of change for federal enforcement policy. No longer will the centralized distribution centers established by states to provide safe access for patients automatically be targets for federal raids and prosecutions. The landlords who rent space to them will no longer be threatened with the seizure of their property. And the elected officials and government employees tasked with licensing them will no longer be threatened with injunctions and criminal indictment for implementing duly enacted laws. As long as everyone satisfies the DOJ's eight guidelines, that is.