In this episode, Matt Kelly and I go meta as we go into the weeds about Weed, in the context of the recent announcement by the administration that it would not prosecute persons or producers in states where marijuana sales are legal. In exchange for this concession, Colorado Senator Corey Gardner says he will lift a hold he placed on all Justice Department nominations since January. We also discuss the recent addition of John Boehner and William Weld as advisory directors to the marijuana producer Acerage and how this changing landscape impacts compliance.

For more see Matt’s blog post Weed Compromise Moves DOJ Nominees