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One by one America is sending the message to the federal government that we the people want a common sense approach to cannabis and medical marijuana. This past election scored some big wins for marijuana legalization in the U.S.
Voters in both Washington and Colorado have passed a bill which would allow adults over the age of 21 to possess and use marijuana for not only medical purposes but for recreational use as well. However the federal government and DEA
has sent out warnings that they will not (regardless of what the people
want) recognize the law, and will continue arrests for selling cannabis and cannabis related products, which of course is a crime within it's self.
Residents have been warned in these states that there's still some
road ahead that needs to be walked before everyone starts firing up
those joints. It is expected that these new measures will be challenged
legally, so voters may not be completely out of the water just yet.
“This is just the beginning of the legalization conversation, so my
advice to people who want to toke up legally or think that they can buy
marijuana at a store tomorrow is that we’re a very long way from that,”
said Kevin Sabet, a former senior adviser to the Obama administration.
But the message has been sent either way, Americans want marijuana regardless, and the fed is hearing it loud and clear. Continue Reading...