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The DEA continues to "crack down" on what is, in this state and many others, legal medicine. During the campaign, President Obama pledged that he would divert precious federal resources away from these types of pointless, counter-productive raids. Whether that actually happens remains to be seen, as Obama has not yet removed Bush Administration officials from the DEA. The Washington Times reports:

Drug Enforcement Administration agents this week raided four medical marijuana shops in California, contrary to President Obama's campaign promises to stop the raids.

The White House said it expects those kinds of raids to end once Mr. Obama nominates someone to take charge of DEA, which is still run by Bush administration holdovers.

“The president believes that federal resources should not be used to circumvent state laws, and as he continues to appoint senior leadership to fill out the ranks of the federal government, he expects them to review their policies with that in mind," White House spokesman Nick Shapiro said.

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