Holder promises to enforce U.S. drug laws if Prop. 19 passes

Attorney general joins local law enforcement officials in opposing legalization of marijuana. Prop. 19 supporters say the U.S. has no legal ground to challenge the measure
John Hoeffel
Los Angeles Times (US)
Saturday, October 16, 2010

Stepping up the Obama administration's opposition to Proposition 19, the nation's top law enforcement official promised to "vigorously enforce" federal drug laws against Californians who grow or sell marijuana for recreational use even if voters pass the legalization measure.