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Obama Lies About Federal Marijuana Law to Rolling Stone

Apparently unable to find a legitimate or honest defense for his administration's behavior regarding medical marijuana, President Obama instead resorted to a lie to Rolling Stone about what the law actually says. He claimed he could not change the legality of medical marijuana, but petitions from Governors have told him he can change marijuana's status under current law.
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Obama Not Going “To Turn The Other Way” On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

US Politics / Liberal : AlterNet Blogs: Speakeasy (3 years ago)

President Barack Obama is defending his administration’s recent crackdown upon medicinal cannabis providers in states that allow for its use in a just-published Rolling Stone Magazine interview. In recent months, federal justice off... Read Post

Holder Admits Obama Misled Rolling Stone About Marijuana Law

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

While attending the White House Correspondents' dinner Attorney General Eric Holder admitted to the Huffington Post that President Obama misled Rolling Stone about federal marijuana law. Obama claimed he "can't nullify Congressional... Read Post

Obama Doesn’t Need Congress to Change Federal Law Regarding Marijuana

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (2 years ago)

When it comes to how he has handled the federal/state conflict regarding medical marijuana and he will handle now that two states have adopted full legalization, President Obama has a habit of lying to try to shift responsibility on... Read Post

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