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Senators seek pot policy guidance from feds

 


Tuesday, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Mark Udall (D-CO), and Michael Bennet (D-CO) sent a letter to White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and Attorney General Eric Holder urging the Obama Administration to ensure consistent and uniform application of federal laws that could impact licensed marijuana businesses, dispensaries, and growers in Washington state and Colorado.

“We believe the federal government should support Colorado and Washington states’ effort to establish a successful regulatory framework in a way that achieves greater certainty for local officials, citizens, and business owners as they tackle this complicated and important task. At...



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