Six months after voters in Colorado and Washington made history by voting to legalize marijuana, Attorney General Eric Holder still has not said how the Justice Department plans to respond. But if the feds are smart, says Senior Editor Jacob Sullum, they will not just refrain from interfering; they will work together with state officials to minimize smuggling of newly legal marijuana to jurisdictions that continue to treat it as contraband. Sullum argues that a federal crackdown can only make the situation worse—for prohibitionists as well as consumers.
The department will update its training to remind officers that citizens should not be arrested for exercising their First Amendment rights.
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