Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Tread Carefully, Distance Themselves From Recreational Pot | Talking Points Memo

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Medical marijuana businesses worried that federal agents will close them down now have a roadmap to avoid prosecution, courtesy of the Justice Department’s decision to allow legal pot in Colorado and Washington state.The agency said last week that even though the drug remains illegal under federal law, it won’t intervene to block state pot laws or prosecute as long as states create strict and effective controls that follow eight conditions.


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