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Ron Paul, Barney Frank Join Forces on NEW Medical Marijuana Bill

A bipartisan group of House members has proposed legislation that would make it easier for people to defend themselves in federal cases for possessing marijuana, if they can show that they are using marijuana for medical purposes in line with relevant state laws.

The Truth in Trials Act, H.R. 6134, was introduced Tuesday by Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.), along with an eclectic mix of 15 House Democrats such as Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), and three Republicans, including GOP Presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-Texas).

The bill would give people facing federal prosecution for marijuana possession the right to "introduce evidence demonstrating that the marijuana-related activities for which the person stands accused were performed in compliance with State law regarding the medical use of marijuana." It would also create an affirmative defense under federal law for marijuana possession.

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so are you done with the paul-attack phase yet?

no longer questioning his judgment in general?

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Sad how grateful we are for so little...

Great that this law would give the accussed the right to introduce evidence that he should already have the right to introduce. Much less the fact that the federal government doesn't have a constitutional right to overrule state law and arrest someone for doing something legal in the state to begin with.

What is even sadder is that this little crumb of liberty that this legislation seeks to enshrine will be crushed, as I will be a monkey's uncle if this bill passes into law.

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Something would be better then nothing..

But and I'm shouting at the top of my freakin lungs.

IT'S A NON TOXIC VEGETABLE THAT IN THE HISTORY OF MANKIND HAS NEVER KILLED ONE PERSON BY AN OVER DOSE! do you want to know why?

BECAUSE ITS A FREAKIN NON-TOXIC VEGETABLE THAT GOD HAS BLESSED US WITH TO USE IT FOR WHAT OUR CREATOR INTENDED US TO USE IT FOR..

food/fiber/fuel/and the cure for disease!

We MUST have this plant growing E-V-E-R-Y-W-H-E-R-E ! This one plant alone would save our planet.

It sickens my soul that our Fed. GANGSTERS have filed for and received a patent for the medicinal use of the cannabis hemp plant while keeping it a Schedule 1 ADDICTIVE DRUG WITH ZERO MEDICINAL VALUE! Its as bad as HEROIN..yet they file for the patent and get it! These rotten son of a bitches are putting Americans in prison, ruining there lives by losing their jobs because of a PISS TEST, allowing people to die of disease when this could cure them. A non-toxic vegetable that we could and should grow in our backyards.

Dr. Paul is not even aware of just how awesome this God Send of a plant is..but he must understand we MUST plant this EVERYWHERE from border to border TOP to BOTTOM. No more dirty fuels and this will employ MILLIONS of Americans..How fast do you think we could get out of debt in this country?? Think about this. It is mind blowing.. the potential of this NON TOXIC VEGETABLE..just mind blowing.

We really must get Dr. Paul in the White House..he too is our only hope of seeing this come true..

Cannabis Hemp Oil CURES DISEASE

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This IS NEW bill that would make it easier for people to defend themselves in federal cases for possessing marijuana.

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