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Dem Rep Blumenauer's New Pot Legislation

RiCkY.D. Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 7:54 PM
An absolute disgrace! ................ The idiotic all out fools continued push to for people to stop smoking by increasing the cig-tax to the point that no one can afford them, but then go out and gather support and then push legislation to allow people to freely smoke POT? Total waste of space and should be cleaned off the streets.
SMyles Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 8:00 PM
Can you grow your own tobacco?
SMyles Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 8:02 PM
Happy Jake Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 9:36 AM
Sure, but there are jurisdictions where you can't even use it in your own home. (Montgomery Co, MD, for example).

Democratic Representative Earl Blumenauer introduced his new legislation today allowing states to legalize medical marijuana. While nineteen states already allow the use of medical marijuana, federal law still considers it illegal. These incongruent policies create a significant legal grey area because medical marijuana users can be prosecuted under federal law even though they have been granted such rights under state law.

Under the Controlled Substances Act, marijuana is considered a Schedule I substance, which is on the same level as heroin and LSD. As the most severe listing, the Schedule I classification is used for drugs that are believed...