"We saw this coming," Steve Kubby told us of the tougher stance by the Obama Justice Department.
Mr. Kubby was a co-author of Prop. 215, and has used medical marijuana for more than 25 years to keep in remission an otherwise fatal form of adrenal cancer.
Mr. Kubby disputes a 2005 Supreme Court decision, Gonzales vs. Raich, green-lighting a federal ban on medical marijuana on the basis of the Constitution's interstate commerce clause.
He cites the 10th Amendment, which stipulates, "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."
Given that medical marijuana is not mentioned in the Constitution, therefore, its regulation by the states is permitted, he contends. Continue reading
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We’re getting closer and closer each election cycle, and if we don’t make it this time we will try and try again until we succeed. We have the time and the talent to make it happen now, but we need every pot-loving person on this planet to pitch in and help. Vote like you’ve never voted before. Continue reading
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Drug prohibitionists like former White House drug czar staffer Kevin A. Sabet seem to be in a panic over Ken Burns’ PBS documentary broadcast “Prohibition” because of its clear and convincing parallel to today’s equally disastrous war on drugs. The earlier experiment lasted less than 14 years, but today’s failed prohibition was declared by President Nixon 40 years ago and has cost our country more than $1 trillion in cash and much more in immeasurable social harm. Continue reading
Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) is in full support of the “Regulate Marijuana Like Wine” initiative. He recently spoke at the Newport Beach Vineyard and Winery where a fundraiser for the initiative was held. Continue reading
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SACRAMENTO, CA — A group of police officers, prosecutors, judges and other criminal justice professionals is announcing its support for the Regulate Marijuana Like Wine Act of 2012, a ballot initiative that would end marijuana prohibition in California. Law Enforcers Say Ending Prohibition [Adding Regulation WILL] Improve Public Safety! Continue reading
The Danger Zone man himself, Kenny Loggins, gives a fantastic endorsement of The Regulate Marijuana Like Wine Act 2012!! Continue reading
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A Fantastic Success – the Regulate Marijuana Like Wine – Campaign Kick Off – ViP Nite and Reception raised $10,000 in contributions from more than 50 attendees, donating between $150 and $1000, per ticket, to attend.
Newport Beach Vineyard and Winery, graciously donated their services, and many bottles of wine, in celebration of the campaign kick-off for the Regulate Marijuana Like Wine Initiative. Continue reading
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HEMPFEST - Seattle, WA August 20-21, 2011 NORML Founder Keith Stroup Endorses Regulate Marijuana Like Wine Initiative =================================================== Share The News! Start Now ... FB SHARE, TWEET & Then Get Active! [button link="http://regulatemarijuanalikewine.com/volunteers" size="small" style="tick" color="silver" text="dark"]Get Involved![/button] Tweet
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Stephen Downing retired Deputy Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, discusses the negative effects of marijuana prohibition. As an original drug warrior for president Nixon's "War On Drugs", Downing saw first hand how prohibition effected the lives of police … Continue reading
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Regulate Marijuana Like Wine Act of 2012 Endorsed by [Libertarian] Convention 19 April, 2011 Published by calp in News Page At the conclusion of the state Party Convention, delegates endorsed theRegulate Marijuana Like Wine Act of 2012 initiative proposed by Judge Jim Gray (ret.) and Steve Kubby for circulation for … Continue reading
Ed Rosenthal is recognized worldwide as a leading authority on marijuana. HempFest | Seattle, WA | 2011 Ed Rosenthal is recognized worldwide as a leading authority on marijuana. In his more than 30 years as the "guru of ganja," he … Continue reading
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