On Oct. 19, 2009, Deputy Attorney General David Ogden released a memo that instructed the Department of Justice not to focus federal resources "on individuals whose actions are in clear and unambiguous compliance with existing state laws providing for the medical use of marijuana."...
“Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive”. Sir Walter Scott’s quotation seems particularly applicable to our current legal system. It is so overly complex the average citizen cannot deal with it without the aid of one or more attorneys. Perhaps that’s the real reason, job security for lawyers. States desiring to return to the original Constitution with its amendments should consider splitting off and forming their own nation. Then they can make a serious effort to construct a system of laws consistent within itself while flushing out 150 years of Progressive corruption.
Like a lot of Californians, Stockton businessman Matt Davies, 34, expected that when Barack Obama was elected in 2008, the new administration would not prosecute medical marijuana dispensaries operating under a law passed by California voters in 1996. After all, as a candidate, Obama contended that he saw federal enforcement against medical marijuana as a waste of resources.
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