Members of Congress from California have been bombarded with letters and communications from California citizens who support what is known as the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment, which has already gone through the US House of Representatives with flying colors. This measure is important because it seeks to restrict the ability of both the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) from utilizing taxpayer dollars to support their harassment of medical marijuana programs in the US that are legal and authorized by voters.
In the main, this amendment to the 2015 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill not only protects the people from having their hard-earned monies used for the purposes of enforcing federal marijuana laws as opposed to state laws, but also includes a section that allows hemp cultivation to continue on an industrial, state-approved level without interference from the federal government. This is a huge boon for proponents of the de-criminalization of all aspects of marijuana use and cultivation and also for people in over 20 states in the union who have expressed their opinions through their votes. Washington is finally beginning to understand public opinion trends on this issue. No one wishes to live in a state where marijuana is legal, but where the DEA might also have the opportunity to break down your door at any moment using your money to do so.
Getting arrested for a DUI in San Jose can be a stressful and confusing experience. You might have many questions about what happens next and what you should do. Knowing the process and what to expect can help you navigate this challenging situation. It’s important to remember that a DUI arrest is severe, and the […]
Facing a DUI charge can be a burdensome experience and frightening. You might feel like there’s no way to defend yourself, but that’s not true. There are several effective defenses that skilled DUI lawyers use to protect their clients. Understanding these defenses can be crucial in fighting a DUI charge. DUI defenses vary depending on […]
Driving under the influence (DUI) is a major offense in San Jose. If you’ve been arrested for a DUI, you might be worried about the future of your driver’s license. Following a DUI arrest, you might be wondering what to do next. Knowing your rights and the next steps can significantly impact the outcome of […]