“If Pot Falls from the Sky…”

Congratulations, Washington and Colorado; you did it. Whether you voted for it or not, your ability to possess and smoke marijuana for recreational purposes is now an unchallenged right – at least as recognized by state and local governments. If you are a Washingtonian, midnight last night was the first time you could light up legally in the state, or in any state for that matter. But where do state and federal law enforcement officials stand on the issue of enforcement? What does this mean for the illegal marijuana trade? And, when is it your state’s turn? I attempt to (figuratively) clear the air on these questions after the break.

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