As the ACLU demands clarification from Obama on medical cannabis, Ron Paul points out the idiocies of prohibition


ACLU Letter to Holder Demanding Clarification That Prosecuting People Complying With State Medical Marijuana Laws is not a DOJ Priority

“..As you know, United States Attorneys in Washington, Montana, Arizona, Colorado, Rhode Island and Vermont have issued letters that, while tailored to their states, all include the threat to prosecute state law compliant actors, including state employees and state licensed providers of medical marijuana. These letters are inconsistent with both sound policy and the Department’s articulated position that it will respect the laws of states whose voters have recognized marijuana as a medicine and have taken steps to implement well-regulated distribution schemes to provide the medicine…”

Here’s  a clip of Presidential candidate Ron Paul discussing personal freedoms.  The commentator’s reaction to the roar of applause following Paul’s answer is classic:  “I never thought heroin would get applause here in South Carolina!”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMIgT_NGgek

So the big question is, what will Obama do now?  If we’re lucky, all this talk of campaigns and drugs might jog his memory.  The article quoted below was originally published January, 2008:

For the first time since his presidential bid began, the Obama Campaign has clarified the Senator’s position on marijuana: stop arresting people for it. 

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One Response to As the ACLU demands clarification from Obama on medical cannabis, Ron Paul points out the idiocies of prohibition

  1. Pingback: As the ACLU demands clarification from Obama on medical cannabis, Ron Paul points out the idiocies of prohibition | Abel Williams

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