Jacob Sullum absorbs the news of the raids, which took place just as the Montana Judiciary committee deadlocked 6-6 on passing a repeal to the Montana Medical Marijuana Act:

Now that the attempt to repeal Montana's Medical Marijuana Act has been stymied, people who believe the current system is too loose are expected to propose regulations that will clarify exactly what is and is not permitted. If such rules are established, the DEA will no longer have an excuse for breaking Obama's promise.

More on the wiggle room left by Obama's supposedly tolerant attitude toward medical marijuana here.

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