Nullification at Work: California to Legalize Marijuana?

An initiative to legalize marijuana in California has garnered enough signatures for placement on the 2010 ballot, according to its supporters. From NBC: The [regrettably titled] Tax and Regulate Initiative has far more than the nearly 434,000 signatures needed to make the statewide ballot, said Richard Lee, well-known Oakland medical marijuana entrepreneur and the initiative’s…

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Nullification: Ballot Drive for Legal Pot in CA

When a state ‘nullifies’ a federal law, it is proclaiming that the law in question is void and inoperative, or ‘non-effective,’ within the boundaries of that state; or, in other words, not a law as far as that state is concerned. While the media of late tends to focus on the new crop of states…

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