DEA chief: Marijuana legalization just 'makes us fight harder'

The Huffington Post (US web)
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

fire-michele-leonhartFar from being discouraged by shifts in public opinion, state laws and even within the Obama administration on the legalization of marijuana, federal drug agents are driven to "fight harder," said Drug Enforcement Administration chief Michele Leonhart. Leonhart, who criticized President Obama for comparing marijuana to alcohol during a closed-door meeting, suggested that voters in Washington state and Colorado were duped into legalizing marijuana. The Marijuana Policy Project is calling on the president through a petition to fire Leonhart.