Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) has scheduled a hearing to address the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws. “It is important, especially at a time of budget constraints, to determine whether it is the best use of federal resources to prosecute the personal or medicinal use of marijuana in states that have made such consumption legal,” Senator Leahy stated, “I believe that these state laws should be respected. At a minimum, there should be guidance about enforcement from the federal government.” The hearing is scheduled for September 10th and both […]
The drug war and the national security scandals have overlapped in so many ways, not the least of which is a growing sense of the erosion of the very foundation of legitimacy of government.
Certainly in a Democracy at the very least, the citizens must be able to give informed consent regarding core governmental authority, […]