Candidate for Governor
|Public Safety First
|Opposes marijuana legalization||Opposes marijuana legalization|
|Spokesperson: Roger Salazar
(through California Working Families coalition)
|Spokesperson: Roger Salazar|
|Received contributions from California Beer and Beverage Distributors||Received contributions from California Beer and Beverage Distributors|
Bob Barr better read up a little more. You’d think by now, having been on both sides of the issue, he’d know better.
Five years ago, in a 6-3 opinion, in which only Justices Sandra Day Oâ€™Connor, William Rehnquist and Clarence Thomas dissented, the Court struck down Californiaâ€™s medical marijuana law that similarly had been passed by voter referendum.
No. Does it really look to you like California’s medical marijuana law was struck down? What the Supreme Court did in Raich was affirm the federal government’s ability to enforce its own law under the interstate commerce clause even when there was no commerce and no interstate. It had nothing to do with striking down a state referendum.
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This is an open thread.