Originally Posted by Agamemnon
I think you mean DEA raids. And honestly they just don't have the manpower to pursue this (they're kind of tied up with drug cartels and the like). So unless D.C. explicitly orders them to, don't expect the DEA to show up in Washington or Colorado in force.
I saw a piece on 60 Minutes awhile back where they interviewed a DEA official who pretty much said they have bigger fish to fry then marijuana sellers. Sure, it's illegal Federally, but if the DEA doesn't care then there really is no Federal marijuana law in practical terms.