So now a handful of Governors- one from my current state of WA, have ‘banded together’ to petition the Federal government.
That the Federal Government initiate a multi-year process of examining new evidence that medical marijuana COULD be useful medically. The process goes like this:
And just where does the bidding of We the People fit in the above process? It doesn’t.
So there you have it- years down the line and after this sea of government waste and thousands of additional lives crushed by the war on pot, the DEA could quite easily STILL not even reschedule cannabis. If this idea sounds like the best way forward to any activist, I would question their sanity.
Instead of asking your Governor to go fall at the feet of the chosen ones in DC, why not take a different approach- one that derives it’s power from the absolute lack of constitutional authority for the Federal government to be involved in any sort of drug prohibition without even so much as a Constitutional amendment.
Drug use is a very important aspect of life- families are broken up, peoples lives are both aided as well as endangered by these substances, which is why the founders NEVER would have stood for a system that empowered our central government to regulate drug use. The Controlled Substances Act is not in accordance with DC’s enumerated powers- and it’s just that simple.
The only constitutional regulations on controlled substances that currently exist in the United States are those created at the state level or below. We the People of 16 states have already voiced our opinion on the issue of medical cannabis- the DEA/DHHS/FDA is not needed OR wanted in those 16 states and any Governor who fails to assert the will of their respective state ought to be publicly shamed for it.
We don’t need state Governors like Gregoire who get on their knees and beg overlords in DC, we need Governors who are ready to truly honor their oath to the Constitution and tell the Feds, “You are not wanted, you are not needed, this is not a Federal matter and if you try to make it one we’ll take action to stop you.”
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Gregoire’s begging has become an integral part of Washington state. Where do federal dollars come from and who is it that has the spending problem (Greguire) and who is bucking for a seat in the palace with her Washington DC buddies.
The people in Washington state need to step it up and stand as life on principals in our Foundation. Pretending is also an act but does not change the pathetic practices. The thieves of this state will continue until we denounce them for foolishness and 0 honesty as they pilfer the producers of said state. Let us starve the beast by stopping all federal Dollars from reaching this state, or should I say lets stop the the federal funny money (Debt) by bankers.
And you are very correct, the State of Washington is a very poor example of what integrity represents and we have no one to blame but ourselves and our lack of acts to defy the idiocy.