Federal Laws pertaining to Cannabis
Harrison Narcotics Tax Act 1914
Marijuana Tax Act of 1937
Controlled Substances Act 1970
RICO Act: 18 U.S.C. §§ 1961-1968 A Manual for Federal Prosecutors
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Papers
DEA Position on Marijuana 2011
Attorney General Papers
2013 DOJ Memo – Written by Deputy Attorney General James Cole (2010 – Current) – Released 8-29-13 this memo is ment to clarify the Federal Governments stance on cannabis in States that have passed various cannabis legislation.
Federal Prosecution Guidelines – This is a leaked memo from the USAO that appears to outline what types of cases federal attorneys are interested in receiving from local law enforcement. This is NOT an official document or statement and should NOT be taken as such.
Congressional Review of Medical Marijuana 2010
Congressional Requirements of the Controled Substances Act 2012