Sen. Alexander (R-TN) Opposes Feds Interfering in State Marijuana Laws

By: Friday October 24, 2014 9:58 am

Republican Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander has adopted a states’ rights approach to marijuana reform issues. From the Chattanooga Times Free Press: “Sen. Alexander believes that Washington, D.C. should not be telling states what to do about the decriminalization of marijuana,” Alexander spokesman Brian Reisinger said in an email response to questions posed by the Times [...]

Americans Want Feds Out of State Marijuana Legalization

By: Thursday April 4, 2013 12:55 pm

The part of the new Pew Research poll showing majority support for marijuana that may have the biggest impact in the short term is the section that shows Americans overwhelmingly want the federal government to leave new state marijuana legalization law alone. According to the poll Americans overwhelmingly don’t want the federal government to interfere [...]

Americans Overwhelmingly Think Marijuana’s Legal Status Should Be Decided at the State Level

By: Friday November 30, 2012 8:30 am

Following the approval of marijuana legalization in both Colorado and Washington State, the big question is how will the Obama administration respond given that marijuana is still illegal under federal law? If President Obama wants to respect the will of the electorate he should leave both states alone and let them set their own marijuana [...]

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