JoAnne Lepannen

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Up in smoke?

Ten months after President Obama took office, his Justice Department issued a remarkable directive.
Obama is threatening a medical marijuana crackdown in Rhode Island and across the country. Should Governor Chafee call his bluff?
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  July 15, 2011

Obama's medical marijuana crackdown

Rhode Island's medical marijuana community took another hit this week — only this time it didn't result in any healing.
Weed Dept.
By DANIEL MCGOWAN  |  May 06, 2011