Recreational marijuana should not be top federal priority: Obama

Reuters (UK)
Friday, December 14, 2012

we_need_weedIn an interview with ABC News President Barack Obama said federal authorities should not target recreational marijuana use in two Western states where it has been made legal given limited government resources and growing public acceptance of the controlled substance. "It does not make sense from a prioritization point of view for us to focus on recreational drug users in a state that has already said that under state law that's legal," he said.