How should California respond to the recent Medical Marijuana Raid?

30 03 2009

Obama promissed to stop raids on medical cannabis dispensaries in California where they are legal according to state law.  They didn’t.  The public expressed outrage, so Attorney General Eric Holder proclaimed in a press conference that the raids would thereupon stop, much to public’s glee and relief.   Then, a medical marijuana dispensary was raided again by the feds a few days ago.

The Independent Institute offers

How CA Should Respond to Medical Marijuana Raid

Short of exempting medical marijuana from sales tax altogether, how can future outrages be prevented? California should go on the offensive. It should legalize marijuana, leave its regulation to the market, and, for now, treat it like any other retail good in terms of tax law.

It could do so under the guise of medical marijuana, to protect users and distributors from federal sanction, assuming Obama keeps his promise to the letter. California could make medical marijuana completely legal – like aspirin or cough syrup – and allow retailers of all types to sell it without license or prescription.

Full article here.


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2 responses

17 07 2010

Most beautiful plant i have EVER seen, wish i could try some of this bud!

29 10 2011

me to babe

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