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Friday, August 30, 2013

New U.S. Justice Department guidance on marijuana won't mean any changes in Oregon.

U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall said her staff reviewed marijuana prosecutions over the past two years and said all of the cases would have gone forward under the new federal rules.

The Justice Department on Thursday outlined eight priority areas for its enforcement of marijuana laws. The measures include preventing the distribution of marijuana to minors, and preventing sales revenue from going to criminal enterprises, gangs and cartels.

Read more at KGW.

 

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