Holder Hints at Ending DEA Raids on Medical Marijuana - KNBC-TV- msnbc.com"What the president said during the campaign, you will be surprised to know, will be consistent with what we will be doing here in law enforcement." After a bit of laughter, he repeated, "What he said during the campaign is now American policy."
That is not something that Eric Holder who supports mandatory minimums and getting tougher on Marijuana would say on his own.
Here is a little take on his personal stance on the matter:
So although not a signed executive order, it sure seems our executive has given his attorney general an order.U.S. Attorney Eric H. Holder Jr. said in an interview that he is considering not only prosecuting more marijuana cases but also asking the D.C. Council to enact stiffer penalties for the sale and use of marijuana.
"We have too long taken the view that what we would term to be minor crimes are not important," Holder said, referring to current attitudes toward marijuana use and other offenses...