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Obama’s War on Pot via Rolling Stone: Politics

By TIM DICKINSON Back when he was running for president in 2008, Barack Obama insisted that medical marijuana was an issue best left to state and local governments. “I’m not going to be using Justice Department resources to try to circumvent state laws on this issue,” he vowed, promising an end to the Bush administration’s high-profile … Continue reading

Judge’s ruling may keep Prop. 8 out of Supreme Court

LA Times is reporting that the word choice in the ruling made by the 9th Circuit’s may keep the final decision in California for the time being. The judge’s extremely careful wording may be precise enough to restrict the consequences of the decision exclusively to the state level. This could be enough for the higher court to … Continue reading