Medical Marijuana

DEA Raids Medical Marijuana Shops in Washington State

Where marijuana possession has been fully legalized

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Federal agents have raided a number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the Puget Sound region.

Drug Enforcement Administration spokeswoman Jodie Underwood said Wednesday afternoon the operation was under way. She declined to immediately provide details about how many dispensaries were being targeted or how many search warrants were being executed.

Washington state legalized adult possession of up to an ounce of marijuana last fall, but marijuana remains illegal under federal law.

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  1. Thank God. We’re safe now.

  2. Well, we -have- been waiting for the federal response to legalization…

  3. Damn those Republicans for forcing Obama to do this.. er..

  4. The biggest current obstacles to medical marijuana are President Obama and the progressives on the Supreme Court: http://danfromsquirrelhill.wor…..eme-court/

  5. Thank Government Almighty for Government Almighty and its handmaiden, the DEA! What would we ***DO*** w/o Government Almighty to protect us from freely choosing what to put, and what to not put, into what we think are OUR bodies, but are actually the bodies that belong to Government Almighty!?!?!? All hail to the DEA, the FBI, the NSA, and the KGB! To the magic and mystery they bring, to the Lords of our Nose-rings! All hail and all follow, now, as they tow on our nose-rings! Don’t be a TROUBLE-maker, now, y’all! Worship with me now, folks, WORSHIP Government Almighty! Be a GOOD Scienfoologist! This excellent idea brought to you by the Church of Scienfoology, see http://www.churchofsqrls.com/ ?

  6. Obamatarians…remember those guys?

    SugarFree| 1.31.08 @ 2:37PM |#

    Obama vs. McCain or Romney, I vote for Obama. Still mostly motivated by a hated of MormBot and Grandpa AngryPants.

    Clinton vs. McCain or Romney. I’m writing in “Batman.” I refuse to be blamed in the smallest iota for any of those three being president.

    Although, I’m afraid that marijuana decriminalization will be used against Obama in a wink-wink nudge-nudge “of course the black guy wants to smoke weed” campaign smear, rather than it being the basic human dignity issue that it is…

    1. At least he found out his fears were unnecessary.

  7. So the local DA will be filing indictments of armed robbery against these lawless thugs and dunphy will be there to book ’em, Danno, RIGHT?

  8. Big fucking shock this one is.

    I’m guessing this is a trial balloon to judge the potential blowback. If they sense little public outrage it will embolden them for future actions.

  9. Big fucking shock this one is.

    I’m guessing this is a trial balloon to judge the potential blowback. If they sense little public outrage it will embolden them for future actions.

  10. I’ve chosen to believe this is just Obama’s way of replenishing the White House cannabis supply. Little lies like this to myself make it easier for me to sleep at night with the knowledge that the fascist oligarchy we call our government hasn’t gotten totally out of hand, (cough, cough).

  11. The next President will be elected on a mandate the end the drug war.

    1. Pass the J and tell me another one.

  12. And yet I think when the non-medical dispensaries open up, they’ll have an easier time of it with the feds than the medical ones do. Either that, or when the non-medical dispensaries open, the medical ones in the same state will have an easier time of it with the feds.

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