Washington Congressional Delegation Not Attempting Reconciliation of Pot Laws

Seven months after Washington voters legalized recreational pot, supporters are growing increasingly aggrieved over the dearth of effort by the state’s congressional lawmakers to reconcile the state law with the federal prohibition against marijuana.
June 17, 2013

Seven months after Washington voters legalized recreational pot, supporters are growing increasingly aggrieved over the dearth of effort by the state’s congressional lawmakers to reconcile the state law with the federal prohibition against marijuana.

Just four of the delegation’s 12 members have acknowledged voting for last year’s Initiative 502 to permit adults to possess small amounts of pot and several of the remaining eight were opposed to the measure.

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