National media ramps up pressure on feds to make decision on Wash. and Colo. pot laws


Eric Holder.

It’s now been approximately five months since voters approved Amendment 64 in Colorado and I-502 in Washington which allows adults 21 and over to use and possess small amounts of marijuana. Moreover, almost four months have passed since the bills were signed it into law, and four weeks-plus since U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said a decision about a federal response would be announced soon.

No wonder a major political news source is wondering just when “soon” might be.

Today, Talking Points Memo published an item entitled “President Obama’s Marijuana Problem.”