Earlier this year, the Obama administration signaled a change in federal enforcement policy towards medical marijuana — or so thought many advocates. So many were surprised when a U.S. Attorney’s office in California opted to aggressively pursue a case against a marijuana dispensary owner. We examine the uncertain terrain of medical marijuana, and what happens when state and federal laws conflict.


  • Rosalie Liccardo Pacula Senior Economist, Rand Corporation
  • Peter J. Cohen Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; Chair, Physicians Health Program of the District of Columbia Medical Society

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