Monday, November 11, 2013

Alameda County To Feds: Stop the Pot Interference

By David Downs
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 12:01 PM

Alameda County is asking President Obama to end federal interference in states and cities that regulate cannabis for adult or medicinal uses.

The Tribune reports, that the Alameda County Board of adopted a resolution last week supporting medical and adult use of cannabis, and asking the feds to stop harassing lawful dispensaries. Many East Bay cities successfully tax and regulate medical marijuana.

The resolution also "respectfully requests that Obama begin a discussion about the potential benefits of reforming federal marijuana use in all forms, including medicinal and recreational uses," citing states such as Colorado and Washington that have approved recreational use of the drug.

Read the whole thing here.

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