Why Even a Pro-Pot Vote in Congress Couldn't Save the Kettle Falls Five

Heidi Groover, The Stranger

Back in December, there was huge medical marijuana news out of Washington, DC: Congress had passed a federal spending bill that included a section barring the Department of Justice from spending any of the new money to prevent states with medical marijuana "from implementing their own state laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana.”