BREAKING: Another Senate Pro-Medical Marijuana Vote

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BREAKING: The Senate Appropriations Committee just voted to extend the ban on DOJ spending funds to interfere with state medical marijuana laws. My US Senator, Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), sponsored the amendment.

Check back on our web site for information later today, and see last week's feature story on the House approving this and several other amendments that rein in DEA power.

As noted in that article, the language and arguably the fact of it being an appropriation matter (as opposed to just legalizing medical marijuana) leaves the field open for prosecutors to make arguments about how the amendment should be interpreted, and to do raids and continue prosecutions in the meanwhile. So it's not the solution to all of the problems that medical marijuana patients and their providers face, much less for marijuana policy in general. But it's a good step, and politically means the world for our efforts and their future prospects.

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this is quite good step taken

this is quite good step taken by senate if we look at this politically.... but its not a good one for medical marijuana patients

stop the discrimation of US citizens

why can't federal courts do for weed smokers what they did for gays because allowing people in certain states to smoke weed and others not is discrimination .hope someone with the power or money will do something to change this. i quit my job 3 years ago when CO got recreational pot tired moving out there but its not my kind of place way to many people for me , i will never have another job until i can smoke weed without being worried about going to jail or having my kids taken and im not saying i want to go to work high even though im more productive when i am but until i get equal rights all u tax payers will be paying my way and i dont struggle not working i get all i need from the government hell i think im doing better not working than i was when i had a job,and ive decided to quit smoking weed and im gona start protesting that way if the cops try to mess with me i have no pot in my system weed is the only thing that makes me a criminal i dont lie cheat steel or hurt anyone to get pot SO AMERICA WAKE UP AND DO SOMETHING 


this is very good for senate

US Drug war Is fraud Is Genocide 9 Oct Smok Ingspirit 5:48




US Drug war Is fraud Is Genocide

9 Oct

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Smok Eingspirit may modern man learn to thank a coke head next time they turn on a light bulb for it was someone like Thomas Edison a coke head who brought us out of the dark ages, may modern man learn to thank a pot head next time they celebrate the 4th of July or drive in their auto for it was people like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Henry Ford all had something to do with weed May Modern man learn to thank a cigarette smoker and drinker next time they don’t have to report how many calories they ate that day for it is the smoker and drinker who won ww1 and ww2 and everyone know coffee is self medicating and chocolate is like weed, It took drugs and courage to settle the old west anyone would be a fool to think the future would be any different the only difference is are we going to continue to sell out or freedom , our god given power over the plants and animals granted in the first page of the Holy scriptures to the foreign owned pharmaceutical companies and their bounty hunters who claim we are criminals? WWW.

My Case is simple you have a group of gay Nazi attacking the American people with economic, social, emotional and biological warfare using high technology or any other means to demonize the Berkeley subversives, or the Berkeley  elite  although they claim its just one immoral decedent American They control the CRAVE and carrying out a racist genocide. Although  you are to believe that these people are just weak willed or just too stupid to walk down to the store and buy what they need or want as they demand we give up our freedom so we have to live with two shooting almost every night in almost every major  city so these Nazi can carry out their drug war Facebook  Smok  EingSpirit

Gay Nazis in our Congress. I

Gay Nazis in our Congress. I like that. Sorry. I couldn't help but laugh. I applaud you for your grasp of the situation.

Our leadership is a mess.

Imagine if the French and Indian war were still being fought today.  The French armies are invading and instead of resisting them, we welcome them.  Because we are so happy to have any kind of coherent leadership. Because all that we know is our modern Congress and we know how flipping stupid they are. Because they don't represent us anymore and because we would like to have ethically responsible leaders. So we don't fight, instead we embrace the French and Indians. Not because we like them, but because anything is better than what we have now.

Actually, most people--and

Actually, most people--and particularly patients who medicate with marijuana--use it to replace prescription drugs or alcohol.

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