Eric Holder http://nwpr.org en Holder: 'Good Communication' About Marijuana, But No Policy Yet http://nwpr.org/post/holder-good-communication-about-marijuana-no-policy-yet <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/03/030613KK_Holder_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says he's had what he calls "good communication" with the governors of Washington and Colorado about their states' new marijuana legalization laws. But in testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, Holder declined to say how his agency will resolve the conflict with federal law.<p>"We are in the administration at this point considering what the federal government's response to those new statutes will be. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 23:58:14 +0000 Colin Fogarty 23866 at http://nwpr.org Holder: 'Good Communication' About Marijuana, But No Policy Yet Pressure Mounts On Feds To Intervene In Washington, Colorado Pot Laws http://nwpr.org/post/pressure-mounts-feds-intervene-washington-colorado-pot-laws <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/03/030513AJ_DrugTreaty_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>OLYMPIA, Wash. – U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill Wednesday. He will likely get questions about Washington and Colorado’s new marijuana laws. Pressure is mounting on the Obama administration to block the pot legalization measures.<p>The new push for federal invention comes from a United Nations-based drug agency and nine former DEA chiefs. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 01:38:32 +0000 Austin Jenkins 23795 at http://nwpr.org Pressure Mounts On Feds To Intervene In Washington, Colorado Pot Laws Inslee Meets With U.S. Attorney General To Discuss Pot Law http://nwpr.org/post/inslee-meets-us-attorney-general-discuss-pot-law <p></p><p>Washington Governor Jay Inslee and State Attorney General Bob Ferguson met with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in the nation’s capitol Tuesday. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:47:29 +0000 Lisa Brooks 21582 at http://nwpr.org Inslee Meets With U.S. Attorney General To Discuss Pot Law Letter To Attorney General Urges Cooperation On Marijuana http://nwpr.org/post/letter-attorney-general-urges-cooperation-marijuana <p></p><p>A coalition of law enforcement officers, judges, prosecutors and federal agents have signed a letter asking U.S. Attorney general Eric Holder not to interfere with Washington and Colorado’s new legal marijuana laws. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:08:06 +0000 Steve Jackson 18703 at http://nwpr.org Letter To Attorney General Urges Cooperation On Marijuana