Obama: Pot Users In Washington, Colorado Not 'Top Priority'

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Obama: Pot Users In Washington, Colorado Not 'Top Priority'

Postby MSStrob » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:34 am

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President Barack Obama said prosecuting pot users in states that have legalized the drug won't be a top priority for his administration.

"We've got bigger fish to fry," Obama told ABC News' Barbara Walters. "It would not make sense for us to see a top priority as going after recreational users in states that have determined that it's legal."

Last month, voters in Colorado and Washington legalized recreational pot use for adults, though marijuana remains illegal under federal law.

The Obama administration suggested last week that it was considering plans to undermine the voter initiatives. In his interview with Walters, Obama did not say whether his administration would go after producers and suppliers of marijuana in those states. The administration has cracked down extensively on the medical marijuana industry in California, despite its legality under state law there.

Source: Huffington Post
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