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Karen Tandy is a sick, sick individual

In the wake of the Raich ruling, the Wisconsin State Journal featured a counterpoint-style article with the question: “Medical Marijuana: Should it be legal?” On the “Yes” side is the fabulous Gary Storck – a prominent reform leader in Wisconsin. On the “No” side is the head of the DEA, Karen Tandy. (I’ve written about […]

Rhode Island Gives Finger to the Supremes

Fascinating! From MPP:

The Rhode Island Senate today passed medical marijuana bill S.B. 710 by a 34-2 margin. The vote signals support for medical marijuana after Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld the right of states to pass medical marijuana laws, but also affirmed the right of the federal government to prosecute patients under […]

No more excuses

This is a rallying call, and it’s one challenge we’re ready to meet. Radley is right.

Consider this a challenge. If you blogged about Raich today, give us at least three posts a week for the next three months aimed at making Hinchey-Rohrabacher and the Truth in Trials Act law. Let’s find out what Congressmen […]

USA Today Editorial

COURT’S RULING ON MARIJUANA REEKS OF ‘REEFER MADNESS’

… The Court’s 6-3 decision was a stretched interpretation of the clause in the Constitution that gives Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce.

Under Monday’s ruling, growing marijuana at home for medicinal purposes, with no money changing hands, is somehow now a form of interstate commerce. […]