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Rand Paul, Cory Booker Join Forces to Protect Medical Marijuana From Feds

Discussion in 'Cannabis News and Activism' started by Jambi619, Jun 19, 2014.

  1. Jambi619

    Jambi619 New Guy

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    Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., are sponsoring an amendment to broadly ban action against state medical marijuana laws. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., is sponsoring an amendment that would specifically protect patients.

    The amendment offered by Paul and Booker mirrors a prohibition attached May 30 to a spending bill by the House of Representatives in a shocking 219-189 win for reformers.

    http://www.usnews.com/news/articles...forces-to-protect-medical-marijuana-from-feds

    Please take two minutes to write your U.S. Senators and urge them to support the Paul/Booker medical marijuana amendment!

    https://secure2.convio.net/dpa/site...mepage&page=UserAction&id=1135&autologin=true
     
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  2. Jared

    Jared Cannabis Enthusiast

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    This is great, and really really surprising coming from Rand Paul.
     
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  3. t-dub

    t-dub Vapor Sloth

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    Rand Paul has been a Libertarian for a long time, and it passed today. Look who voted AGAINST it:
    http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/05/30/marijuana-wins-us-house-vote-for-first-time
     
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  4. Jared

    Jared Cannabis Enthusiast

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    It wasn't surprising because he's a Libertarian it's surprising because of his history on the subject of marijuana. He's always said he thinks states should be able to decide for themselves while also saying how terrible of a drug it is and that no one should do it. It just surprised me that he'd tie his name to a bill specifically for it.

    http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/wa...a-activists-by-saying-the-drug-is-not-healthy


    Also here is an easy way to contact your senators and tell them to vote yes for the amendment Rand and Cory are proposing.

    http://action.firedoglake.com/page/s/paul-booker-mmj-call?source=email
     
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    cybrguy Lover of natures bounty

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  7. grokit

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    "People that use it chronically have a loss of IQ and a loss of ambition,
    but at the same time states have the right to make these decisions."

    I hereby challenge Rand Paul to a standardized IQ test; I have been using mj for four decades :tup:
     
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    Jared Cannabis Enthusiast

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  9. grokit

    grokit power cosmic

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    I just tried that and it's more of an I called my senator kind of thing.
     
  10. Jared

    Jared Cannabis Enthusiast

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    Gives you the numbers for all the state senators right there on the same page though. Kinda towards the bottom.
     
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  11. VaporsVaporizer

    VaporsVaporizer On the Stoop

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    I think if you're a dolt to begin with ;) -4.0 in college in my 50's and over 40 years of MJ use.
     
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    grokit power cosmic

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    :doh:
     
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  13. cybrguy

    cybrguy Lover of natures bounty

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    So, I take it you didn't click the link 6 posts up... ;)
     
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