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Feds covertly attack state-sanctioned medical marijuana

December 28, 2011
PF Louis, Natural News
12/28/2011

Obama promised to let the states decide medical marijuana use. But federal agencies began paramilitary style raids on state-sanctioned, legal medical marijuana dispensaries around October of 2011. The rights that Obama promised to uphold have thus far been violated in 16 states.

Federal agencies began swarming into state sanctioned medical marijuana dispensaries and plant growing collectives with guns drawn and closing them down. The various federal enforcement agencies under the Department of Justice (DOJ) that can initiate raids anywhere in the nation for any reason, real or imagined, are part of the president’s Executive Branch.

The DOJ’s reasoning is that federal law trumps state law. That’s not the way it’s supposed to be, but that’s the way it has become. The other reason is that the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) blocked marijuana’s removal from Schedule I drug status. Schedule I is the classification reserved for drugs considered dangerous and highly addictive with no redeeming medical merits.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

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