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Giving pressures mounting and Eric Holder to speak out against ballot measures designed to loosen.
Marijuana walls voters in Colorado organ in the state of Washington.
Set -- -- whether or not to decriminalize.
-- -- criticized California's legalization effort two years ago but that's leading some to ask whether or not presidential politics are playing a role this year.
Dan Springer is on the -- how close to these two states that passing legalization -- Well I tell you bill written I'll legalization is leading in the polls in two of those states in Washington and Colorado.
It's trillion Oregon but the -- -- trying to keep marijuana illegal.
Are getting badly outspent especially here in Washington State -- -- 6000 dollars to four million dollars.
Most of the politicians in Seattle are for it.
Even the children's alliance endorse legalization saying drug laws are enforced -- and are hurting minorities and the poor.
If those kids parents are shut out of house and shut out of employment and shut out of educational opportunities we're not helping those kids.
Now critics say just the opposite that it -- more kids are exposed to marijuana usage among kids local law bill why has the Obama administration taken a position on this -- -- President Obama has never been in favor of legalization or me you know marijuana for recreational use and the Office of National Drug Control Policy has a long list of warnings on its web site.
But the drugs are the White House and the Justice Department have been silent on these ballot initiatives.
Nine former heads of the Drug Enforcement Administration sent to attorney general Eric Holder a letter urging him to speak out he is not.
We've been trying for a week to get a comment and we're still waiting.
It is shocking that attorney general holder that to do that that director call -- But most of all -- the president of the United States can't talk about this book.
It's about health it's about safety it's about the future of our country.
Now big question if it passes in one or two of these states as will the Fed stepped in and and enforce federal drug laws because of course bill will still be illegal.
According to the federal government even if it's legal and a couple these states are -- thank you -- burners on that story in the state of Washington.
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