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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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Holder Admits Obama Misled Rolling Stone About Marijuana Law

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (2 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

Eric Holder Admits to Putting Politics Ahead of Science on Medical Marijuana

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (13 hours ago)

The Controlled Substance Act says the Attorney General should evaluate a drug's scheduling based on the science regarding its medical benefits and potential for abuse. Instead Holder is making his decision about marijuana scheduling... Read Post

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

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (last year)

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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