Obama: Don’t Target Users In States Where Pot Is Legal

Posted by | December 15, 2012 15:21 | Filed under: Top Stories

The president says recreational marijuana users in the two states where voters chose to legalize it should not be targeted.

Obama’s first comments on the issue come weeks after Washington state and Colorado voters supported legalizing cannabis last month in ballot measures that stand in direct opposition of federal law.

“It does not make sense from a prioritization point of view for us to focus on recreational drug users in a state that has already said that under state law that’s legal,” he told ABC News in part of an interview released on Friday.

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