Feds Don't Care That Weed Is Legal In Washington, Raid Dispensaries Anyway

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Olympia Pot Dispensary Raided After Decriminalization

  • 07/25/2013 02:24 PM EDT U.S.

Washington state passed a law eight months ago that decriminalized weed and approved its use for medical purposes. But that didn't stop DEA agents from seizing $2,500 worth of weed on Wednesday from a dispensary in the state capital of Olympia. Clinic workers say the raid robbed the substance from cancer patients. This action from the Feds raises new questions about authority for marijuana legalization.