It's old (July 2011) but I just just noticed a Colorado law that is completely in direct conflict with the state's mmj amendment. That being said it seems unenforceable. Seems like this would be a good place to make the fed respect marijuana law by forcing it through our local fascists heads that they cannot write unconstitutional laws.
The constitutional amendment allowing mmj in CO
"Federal prosecutors in California are threatening to shut down medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the state, sending letters to warn landlords to stop sales of the drug within 45 days or face the possibility that their property will be seized and they will be sent to prison."
"The stepped-up enforcement appears to be a major escalation in the Obama administration’s bid to rein in the explosive spread of medical marijuana outlets that was accelerated by the announcement that federal prosecutors would not target people using medical marijuana in states that allow it."
The rest of the article is a the following link:
16 dispensaries are threatened by the DEA and the Federal Government for shut down and their property seized despite following local state medical marijuana laws and regulations for selling them.
HELENA — A gun group and medical marijuana advocates expressed outrage Tuesday over a new federal policy clarifying that it is illegal for medical marijuana cardholders to buy firearms and ammunition and for dealers to sell these products to them.
Gary Marbut, president of the Montana Shooting Sports Association, and Kate Cholewa and Chris Lindsey, board members of Montana Cannabis Industry Association, separately blasted the Sept. 21 letter sent by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives of the U.S. Justice Department to federally licensed firearms dealers.
With a Rand study showing an increase in crime after some medical marijuana dispensaries were shut down, L.A. needs a better policy toward such facilities.
September 24, 2011
A Rand Corp. study this week seemed to nip the conventional wisdom about medical marijuana dispensaries in the proverbial bud, contradicting statements from law enforcement officials that these facilities are magnets for crime. On the contrary, Rand researchers said, crime actually increased in the vicinity of hundreds of L.A. dispensaries after they were ordered to shut down.
Hospitals and Doctors don’t advertise their prices and it’s the norm. Is there something wrong with that?
Back in the 6th grade in 1973, we had a guy come to our class from Soviet Russia. He was a violinist and had escaped and got asylum. Our teach asked us all, "Please ask 'Surrgay' your questions". The number one question we asked again and again was, "Why did you come here?"
Here is how it works:
Hospital emergency room.
1) First get all of the patient's info and various people bringing them into the emergency room. Create the Medical File.
2) Evaluate and Order Tests for the patient (err Medical File)
3) Doctor evaluation. Administer needed care or order still more tests for the Medical File)
4) Release patient, send Medical File to Medical Coding.
5) Consolidate charges by tabulating all the code numbers for anyone who touched or breathed on the Medical File (by secret code book) over to Billing
Sixteen states have passed laws that allow patients to use medical marijuana to treat side effects of various illnesses, but now some are moving to either limit or repeal those laws. Anna Rau of Montana PBS reports.
Full Documentary: 56min.