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“It was a great mistake to put routine drug offenses into the federal courts,” he told the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday.
This isn’t a new problem. Chief Justice William Rehnquist complained as far back as 1989 that the war on drugs was overwhelming the federal judiciary. In 1995, Kathleen F. Brickley, an academic, found that “the Federal system is strained to capacity due, in large part, to the government’s war on drugs.” Continue reading
Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson issued the following statement: “DOJ and the Administration have better things to do than mount an assault on medical marijuana dispensaries in California that are legal under state law. ” It’s time for the Feds to just admit that their law is just wrong, and let the states decide for themselves how they want to handle the issue of medical marijuana.” Continue reading
OC Register: “In any case, the fact that a prominent and popular Republican lawmaker is lending his name to a bill that would effectively legalize weed–and do so at a well-attended fundraiser at a mainstream and respectable establishment like the Newport Beach Vineyard & Winery–suggests that maybe, just maybe, this is an idea that, like a fine wine, has finally reached its time.” Continue reading