If we are ever going to have a nation that respects the Bill of Rights, of which the Ninth and Tenth Amendments may be the most important, the DEA and the entire drug war must be eliminated.Details
by Bob Egelko, SF Chronicle
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is sending strong signals that President Obama – who as a candidate said states should be allowed to make their own rules on medical marijuana – will end raids on pot dispensaries in California.
Asked at a Washington news conference Wednesday about Drug Enforcement Administration raids in California since Obama took office last month, Holder said the administration has changed its policy.Details
If you are concerned at all about liberty, the economy, the Constitution and the power of the Federal Government – you cannot ignore our longest and most costly war – the War on Drugs.
It’s now 35 years after Dick Nixon started this “war” -Â and we now have over 1 million – yes, 1 MILLION – non-violent people sitting behind bars.Â People who are in jail not for harming other people, but for making a personal choice that the politicians in government don’t want them to make.
And you – yes, you – are paying for their room and board.Details
The unconstitutional drug war rages on – and on, and on.Â Recently, Federal Agents raided a California small business and arrested three people for running a marijuana candy factory.
States rights have no bearing when thugs shut down businesses, destroy families, and throw people in jail.Details
The war on drugs continues unabated. As the New York Times recently reported: Frustrated by government policy and inaction, a group of advocates for medical marijuana sued two federal health agencies on Wednesday over the assertion that smoking it has no medical benefit. The group, Americans for Safe Access, a nonprofit organization based in Oakland,…Details
Once again, federal thugs from the Drug Enforcement Administration targeted marijuana growers in Northern California. According to a report from the Modesto Bee: Federal agents raided two south Modesto homes Wednesday, uncovering an indoor marijuana farm that may be linked to an Asian crime syndicate operating out of the Bay Area. Federal Drug Enforcement Administration…Details