Michele Beasley

Medical marijuana and federal laws locked in policy dance

Medical marijuana and federal laws locked in policy dance

While state laws across the nation are allowing more use of marijuana for everything from life-threatening illnesses to recreational highs, the drug remains illegal under federal law. The U.S. Department of Justice has largely let states slide due in part to what is known as the Cole Memorandum. Written in 2013 by then-Deputy Attorney General […]