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    U.S. Supreme Court: State Medical Marijuana Laws Not Preempted by Federal Law

    WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a landmark decision today in which California state courts found that its medical marijuana law was not preempted by federal law. The state appellate court decision from November 28, 2007, ruled that “it is not the job of the local police to enforce the federal drug laws.”
    It is now settled law that police cannot seize marijuana because they happen to prefer Federal law over the laws of their own states.

    This is the first nail in the coffin of the War on Drugs.... More nails to come.

    Article is here.
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    Re: U.S. Supreme Court: State Medical Marijuana Laws Not Preempted by Federal Law

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    It is now settled law that police cannot seize marijuana because they happen to prefer Federal law over the laws of their own states.

    This is the first nail in the coffin of the War on Drugs.... More nails to come.

    Article is here.
    I agree with your assessment. About damned time.
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    Re: U.S. Supreme Court: State Medical Marijuana Laws Not Preempted by Federal Law

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    It is now settled law that police cannot seize marijuana because they happen to prefer Federal law over the laws of their own states.

    This is the first nail in the coffin of the War on Drugs.... More nails to come.

    Article is here.
    I kind of agree with that.Its not the job of local law enforcement to enforce federal laws that contradict state laws.Now if the state made marijuana possession and use illegal the that would be a different story.
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    Re: U.S. Supreme Court: State Medical Marijuana Laws Not Preempted by Federal Law

    Whoever sponsored this action needs to be put in the limelight more often and applauded.
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    Re: U.S. Supreme Court: State Medical Marijuana Laws Not Preempted by Federal Law

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    This is the first nail in the coffin of the War on Drugs.... More nails to come.
    I hope so, but I won't hold my breath.

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    Re: U.S. Supreme Court: State Medical Marijuana Laws Not Preempted by Federal Law

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    I won't hold my breath.
    y'aint offed it til u coughed it

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