I saw an article about the push for legalization in Cali gaining ground and looks like there will be something on the Nov ballot.
The part of the article that bothered me was the Feds stance:
But federal authorities have also made it clear that their tolerance stops at recreational use. In a memorandum on Oct. 19 outlining the medical marijuana guidelines, Deputy Attorney General David W. Ogden said marijuana was “a dangerous drug, and the illegal distribution and sale of marijuana is a serious crime,” adding that “no state can authorize violations of federal law.”
What right does the Fed have to come in and bust people on something that the people of the states voted for? This is not hurting anyones civil rights and would only be for adults
Answer by Tashwitz at 1:58 PM on Oct. 28, 2009
Answer by NotPanicking at 2:00 PM on Oct. 28, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 2:01 PM on Oct. 28, 2009
Answer by CarolynBarnett at 2:04 PM on Oct. 28, 2009
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Answer by Tashwitz at 2:05 PM on Oct. 28, 2009
Answer by barbaraprose at 2:10 PM on Oct. 28, 2009
Anon 11:01 besides the fact that your statements are questionable, that is not what this question is about.
What right do the Feds have to come in and trump state law when the people vote on something and it's not a civil rights issue? Don't they have more important things to do than bust stoners, like keep track of terrorists or something?
Answer by Friday at 2:16 PM on Oct. 28, 2009
Answer by Tashwitz at 2:20 PM on Oct. 28, 2009
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 2:23 PM on Oct. 28, 2009