October 20, 2009
Ryan Fisher, co-owner of Rocky Mountain Remedies medical marijuana dispensary, fills out some paperwork in the business's new location in 2700 block of Downhill Plaza earlier this year. The federal government announced Monday that it will not prosecute medical marijuana users or dispensaries as long as they comply with state law.
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Department of Justice makes medical marijuana stance clear
Local medical marijuana users and dispensaries no longer need to worry about federal prosecutors. It's the state law that still preoccupies them. On Monday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that it will no longer be a priority to prosecute medical marijuana users who adhere to state law.