Following the results of last November’s vote to legalize marijuana in Washington State, there has been much speculation about the federal government’s response.
With marijuana still illegal on a national level, officials from Attorney General Holder on down have been quick to reaffirm federal authority. They have also been frustratingly silent on what actions, if any, the various government agencies might take.
If actions speak louder than words, however, it appears the silent treatment is over.
On Wednesday, federal agents raided three Western Washington medical marijuana dispensaries, including a downtown Tacoma storefront operation known as Tacoma Cross ( …