Saturday, November 12, 2011

American Feds in California following archaic mindset over marijuana

Why is marijuana illegal, but tobacco and alcohol not? No one has been able to explain that to me.

Whatever the reason, they learned nothing from Prohibition, nothing.

Dozens of medical marijuana dispensaries in California have been ordered to close from Saturday, as a federal crackdown looms.

Distributors and their landlords were told in late September to shut down in 45 days or face prosecution.

Some marijuana distributors filed for a temporary restraining order earlier this month.

California legalised medical marijuana in 1996, but use of the drug remains illegal under federal law.

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