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What places that legalized pot need to know

...Washington and Colorado flouted federal drug law, which considers pot illegal for any purpose. But last summer, the U.S. Justice Department said it wouldn't interfere with state marijuana laws as long as the states tightly regulate the drug and make...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/what-places-legalized-pot-need-know
State
Guard members sue over leaked records

...result.It seeks unspecified damages and to have those found responsible for the leaks to be referred to the U.S. Justice Department for prosecution. It also wants inaccurate or derogatory records expunged from the plaintiffs' records.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/guard-members-sue-over-leaked-records
State
No-fly list ruled unconstitutional

...stuck on the no-fly list because it affords them (an opportunity to challenge) a Kafkaesque bureaucracy."U.S. Justice Department spokeswoman Dena Iverson said government attorneys were reviewing the decision.Thirteen people challenged their...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-25/no-fly-list-ruled-unconstitutional
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Voting officials knew of poor translation

...Wassilie took the "attacks" on the division personally.She also spoke to a tense working relationship with the U.S. Justice Department, which, for years, had to approve election changes in Alaska and other states. That requirement was struck...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-29/voting-officials-knew-poor-translation
State
LA NAACP head resigns over move to honor Sterling

...questioned by some civil rights activists, who cited allegations of discrimination in Sterling's past.The U.S. Justice Department sued Sterling in August 2006, alleging housing discrimination in the Koreatown area of Los Angeles. In November...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-02/la-naacp-head-resigns-over-move-honor-
Sports
Supreme Court declines to review Montana gun law

...favor of federal regulation.U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was named as the defendant in the case. The U.S. Justice Department waived its right to respond to the state's petition.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-25/supreme-court-declines-review-montana-g
State
Legal recreational marijuana industry opens in Colorado

...regulators set up packaging, labeling and testing requirements, along with potency limits for edible pot.The U.S. Justice Department outlined an eight-point slate of priorities for pot regulation, requiring states to keep the drug away from...

http://juneauempire.com/kristen-wyatt/2014-01-02/legal-recreational-marijuana-in
Tribal leaders welcome Holder's voting access plan

...before changing the way they hold elections. Now, changes do not have to be submitted, and it is up to the U.S. Justice Department or others who sue to prove changes are discriminatory.West also pointed to a Justice Department court filing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-10/tribal-leaders-welcome-holders-voting-a
State
Supporters moving ahead with pot initiative

...including Alaska.Colorado and Washington have passed initiatives similar to what is being proposed in Alaska. The U.S. Justice Department recently released guidance to U.S. attorneys saying federal law enforcement officials should focus on big...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-10/supporters-moving-ahead-pot-initiative
State
Supporters moving ahead with marijuana initiative

...including Alaska.Colorado and Washington have passed initiatives similar to what is being proposed in Alaska. The U.S. Justice Department recently released guidance to U.S. attorneys saying federal law enforcement officials should focus on big...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-09/supporters-moving-ahead-marijuana-initi
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