Stories tagged: drug laws
Sun., May 11, 2014
‘Kettle Falls 5’ case tests marijuana laws
Washington state’s permissive marijuana laws have been on a collision course with the federal government’s total ban for years. That collision could occur this summer in a Spokane courtroom as …
Tue., March 5, 2013, 7:25 a.m.
UN: Colo., Wash. legal pot violates drug treaties
DENVER — A United Nations-based drug agency urged the United States government today to challenge the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado and Washington, saying the state laws …
Tue., March 5, 2013, 7:22 a.m.
Ex-DEA heads: Feds should nullify state pot laws
CHICAGO — Eight former Drug Enforcement Administration chiefs say the federal government needs to act now or it might lose the chance to nullify Colorado and Washington’s laws legalizing recreational …