• Representative DeGette’s legislation to disallow Federal pre-emption gathers momentum

    by  • November 19, 2012 • News Stories

    “In an effort to ensure new voter-approved amendments that legalize limited use of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington are not overrun by the federal government, Democratic U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette introduced bipartisan legislation Friday that aims to curtail such a scenario. “My constituents have spoken, and I don’t want the federal government denying money to Colorado or taking other punitive steps that would undermine the will of our citizens,” DeGette, of Denver, said in a statement.” ” Kurtis Lee at the Denver Post

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