The W
Views: 107565229
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Calendar | Color chart | Log in for more!
9.10.15 0922
The W - Current Events & Politics - 6-3 Loss for Pot
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
Thread rated: 5.28
Pages: 1
(749 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Post (2 total)

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 830 days
Last activity: 830 days
#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.36

Yet another defeat for state rights, as the Supreme Court rules 6-3 against homegrown Pot for medical use being legal. Another defeat for voters rights, and a crushing blow for those against federal interference in issues that should not have federal involvement. The 10th amendment gets forgotten yet again.

(edited by redsoxnation on 6.6.05 1052)
Promote this thread!

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 2586 days
Last activity: 1452 days
#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.19
Nah. The voters just need to go through Congress to get the changes made.

    Originally posted by
    "Congress' power to regulate purely activities that are part of an economic 'class of activities' that have a substantial effect on interstate commerce is firmly established," wrote Justice John Paul Stevens for the majority.
    The decision means that federal anti-drug laws trump state laws that allow the use of medical marijuana, said CNN Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin. Ten states have such laws.

    "If medical marijuana advocates want to get their views successfully presented, they have to go to Congress; they can't go to the states, because it's really the federal government that's in charge here," Toobin said.


    The Controlled Substances Act prevents the cultivation and possession of marijuana, even by people who claim personal "medicinal" use. The government argues its overall anti-drug campaign would be undermined by even limited patient exceptions.

While I don't agree that medicinal marijuna should be banned, I DO agree that if changes are to be made, they will need to be made at the Federal Level.

Thread rated: 5.28
Pages: 1
Thread ahead: Pentagon confirms Quran abuse
Next thread: US Soldier to help Iraqi boy get life-saving surgery
Previous thread: Thou shalt be christian, or you'll get an F
(749 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
What an absolute farce. This is journalism? An interview set up by a dictator, questions approved by that dictator, filmed, edited, and released by him as well. And you call this an "interview?
- PalpatineW, Dan Rather Interview Saddam (2003)
The W - Current Events & Politics - 6-3 Loss for PotRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board

©2001-2015 Brothers Zim

This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.171 seconds.