An Indiana bill would legalize medical marijuana in the state, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.Details
A Virginia bill filed this week would significantly expand the state’s inoperative medical marijuana laws by allowing the plant to be recommended for a wide range of conditions and authorizing pharmacists and doctors to dispense it to patients. Passage into law would effectively nullify the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.Details
A bill has been pre-filed for 2015 that would legalize medical marijuana in certain circumstances for the state of Georgia, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.
House Bill 1 (HB1) is scheduled for consideration next year and was introduced by Rep. Allen Peake (R-Macon). Called the Haleigh’s Hope Act, the bill would “permit the therapeutic and treatment application of cannabis and its derivatives.”Details
ALBANY, NY – New York officially became the twenty-third state to effectively nullify the federal ban on medical marijuana after Gov. Cuomo signed historic legislation into law allowing for sick patients to access cannabis as a treatment option last Monday.Details
ALBANY, NY – The New York state legislature has passed a bill to partially nullify the federal ban on marijuana. With Gov. Cuomo signaling that he will sign the bill, New York will become the 23rd state to enact such a measure.Details
ALBANY, NY, May 28, 2014 – Yesterday, the New York State Assembly passed a bill to set into motion the process for production and distribution of medical marijuana in the state, which would effectively nullify the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.Details
Major developments are taking place in the medical marijuana community that are opening eyes everywhere, much to the chagrin of the feds.Details
On Nov. 4, Floridians will go to the polls and vote on a state constitutional amendment that would legalize marijuana for medical use in the Sunshine State.
Regardless of whether you think marijuana makes for good medicine, proper constitutional order demands a “yes” vote on Amendment 2.Details
Michigan is following the lead of Colorado and Washington as their State Legislature has proposed a bill that would decriminalize possession of marijuana and another that would affirm the right of medical marijuana dispensaries to operate.
House Bill 4623 was introduced in April by Rep. Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) and was co-sponsored by six other legislators as well. This bill would reduce possession of small amounts of marijuana to a civil infraction punishable by a small fine and would serve as an important rebuke of the war on drugs, one of the federal government’s most evident ongoing policy blunders.
Although this bill does not completely legalize marijuana for possession and cultivation, it does prevent people found with up to an ounce on them from being prosecuted criminally. Instead of potentially facing jail time and heavy fines, first time offenders would be fined no more than $25 dollars with second time offenders fined a maximum of $50 and offenses from that point on would be fined no more than $100.Details
Oh the irony to think that the capital city of these united states will be nullifying their own law even while their agents are raiding dispensaries in the states. The voters in the city of DC approved medical Marijuana in 1998, and finally all of the licensing is complete. The dispensary by the name of Capital City Care will be the first to open on the 22nd of April within blocks of the White House, and with a clear view of the US Capital. This will be a hugevictory for the forces of liberty, in the face of the growing police state.
After resisting the clear will of the American people for so long, DC could have to call it quits and accept the demise of the war on drugs (police state), as they join the 18 states that have already nullified the war on pot (as a legal drug) . As I have always said, weed is much like the war on drugs.
Respectable opinion on weed seems to be that it is a “gateway drug”. This is meant to give the impression that one puff of it will lead one through a gateway and down a path towards desperation, and dependence upon drugs for daily functioning. Doing unspeakable things for the next hit of your current drug of choice. Theft and violence will become the life of the addict or so says this paradigm. In reality it is the war on drugs that is the gateway, it is a gateways towards tyranny, and authoritarianism.
It is ironically the so called “Constitutional” Conservative who are the biggest cheerleaders for this insane policy. Even as they hold the correct position on so many policies that you should not pile additional laws on already illegal behavior (such as opposing gun control because murder is already illegal, or opposing hate crimes because the crimes they punish are already illegal.) None the less they point towards the culture of crime that surrounds the drug trade (as surrounds all black markets regardless of the banned items for sale) and say “look drugs cause murders and robberies.” Murder and theft are already illegal, so why is that an argument for prohibition?Details