Local Democrats Ask Obama to Leave S.F. Marijuana Clubs Alone

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All politicians are hypocrites
San Francisco Democrats turned on one of their own as they issued a scathing rebuttal to President Barack Obama's explanation of his unpopular crackdown of medical marijuana clubs.

The local Democratic Party
passed a resolution yesterday, demanding that President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag "cease all federal actions in San Francisco immediately, respect state and local laws, and stop the closure of city-permitted medical cannabis facilities."

The resolution
was co-sponsored by 21 DCCC members including: Assemblyman Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco); State Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco); Supervisors David Campos and David Chiu; former State Senator Carole Migden; and former Supervisor Aaron Peskin.

As readers already know, five permitted dispensaries in San Francisco have been forced to close in the last few months, thanks to the Obama Administration's crackdown across California. The operators and landlords of these -- and several more dispensaries -- were threatened with jail time and asset forfeiture unless they shuttered their business to the city's tens of thousands of customers in San Francisco. Pot clubs especially were hit hard in October, when California's four U.S. Attorneys escalated its campaign against medical marijuana.

Earlier today, we detailed Obama's explanation of what many have deemed to be a hypocritical crackdown. He defended his administration's actions, saying he "never made a promise to ignore federal law, and even if [he] did, [he]  can't, because Congress, not the White House, makes the laws."

The DCCC shot back, arguing that "the U.S. Attorneys in California are not targeting individuals and organizations that are operating outside of the law, but instead are aggressively persecuting a peaceful and regulated community, wasting federal resources in using a series of threatening tactics to shut down regulated access to medical cannabis across the state of California."

What's more, the feds are depriving the state of much-needed tax dollars, the Democratic Party says.


"With a highly contentious bid for the White House, Obama should think twice about being out of step with his party and the 80 percent of Americans who support safe and legal access to medical marijuana," said Steph Sherer, executive director of Americans for Safe Access.

The DCCC is now aiding city dispensaries by seeking to "establish an emergency plan to expedite the re-permitting of any [shuttered] medical cannabis dispensaries."

"It's irresponsible for the federal government to dismantle established and responsible regulations in California," said Gabriel Haaland, a member of the local Democratic Party. "Hundreds of thousands of patients will be forced into the illicit market, creating unnecessary public safety issues that will affect us all."

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stat is fact...
stat is fact...

Obama is like a buffalo hide that's been nailed. He stretched the truth too far.He can't hide and nail others at the same time. Maybe God was correct aboutJudges 4:20. Maybe John Lennon was right all along. Let's give peace a chance.

Bostjan
Bostjan

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kartoonjunkie
kartoonjunkie

If people want change REAL CHANGE in our government, then back up Dr. Ron Paul! He will respect the states decitions that are backed up by our constution. Look at the voting records and you will see that for the past two decades he has never flipped flipped on his values,  beliefs or promises. Mitt Rommney has flipped flopped on every issue from abortion to gay right to the war on drugs. So if you really want to have the power back in the hand of the American people and not the Big Business and greedy politicians, vote Dr. Pon Paul. Yes he is a Doctor, he has delivered over 2000 babies in his live and respects the right to choose but Knows life begins at coneption. However, he will respect the laws and choices that are decited by the voters of the states and respect the constitution. Period.

kartoonjunkie
kartoonjunkie

sorry about the typos, my laptop likes to delete and enter curser anywhere it wants to.

Laurel J. Smith
Laurel J. Smith

My thoughts are that marijuana should be legalized for EVERYONE'S use.  I oppose the closing the medical marijuana businesses.  Every herb on this planet has medicinal value, and they should be sought out and used for their benefits, not discouraged.  

Robyn Greenberg
Robyn Greenberg

Just because I support medical marijuana, does not mean I have to "turn" on obama.  I will NEVER turn on Obama.  Do you think Mitt is going to legalize?  Do you think Mitt will even allow mmj ??? yeah right!  and why waste a vote on any other party...  they don't win.  

Snhughes
Snhughes

everyone write your state representatives and ask them to make a state law to arrest the Feds if they violated our state cannabis laws.

Sirteachyou
Sirteachyou

if obama wants reelected he better get on the right side of this issue he needs his base to do this and he is making a lot of his supporters mad by allowing the feds to tramp on state sanctioned dispensaries

Fred Sherman
Fred Sherman

get rid of obama vote ron paul 

Nunya Biness
Nunya Biness

 it dont matter who you vote for they all suck and you can never trust a politician. they are liers  bullshiters con artist  carney hustlers and shucksters trying to sell you a rats asshole for a wedding ring.

Nunya Biness
Nunya Biness

 vote for Ron Paul all you want he still wont win. Ron Paul is a lost cause.

Harveysf
Harveysf

That's nice, let me know when the co chair of the No on 19 committee, Dianne Fienstien, and all the other Democrats who came out against the proposition like Gov Brown and other bigger players come around, and maybe then I'll vote for them again. Until then I'm writing in Ron Paul and libertarian candidates.

Shippwreckk81
Shippwreckk81

Thia is exactly why I'm voting republican for the first time in 12 years he flat out lied

Photophil Henderson
Photophil Henderson

I don't see any Republican as being more tolerent and relaxing the government actions  Way to many with "old school" propaganda in thier heads.  Then why would we need more police if most are not on the hunt for an easy bust.  Just think of all the real crime they could be fighting.

Laurel J. Smith
Laurel J. Smith

I agree whole-heartedly!  It's costing the govt. more to oppose marijuana than to allow it.  I also feel that the arresting officers are benefiting from their seizures.  A lot of them are getting high off of what they seize, and some are selling it.  

Kgebhardt89
Kgebhardt89

They all lie. Intentions are good, just ran by all the wrong people. We as a society are so controlled! Its like we have no voice.DONT GIVE UP THE FIGHT!

bad boy
bad boy

take the vote to Face Book ......& watch this subject go VIRAL.....& enough votes around the country to legalize ..........legalize today get high tonight

Luis Martin Arrieta-North
Luis Martin Arrieta-North

I dont understand why the local sheriffs arent protecting these businesses from the terrorist actions of our Federal Government. Its time we said enough is enough.

Joan Juner
Joan Juner

wanted to sign up for newsletters but put in 10 and each one was wrong

Justin Reysack
Justin Reysack

 I wonder how long before this whole subject moves into localized armed conflicts against these people shutting those places down...  hopefully it doesn't though.

nb8375
nb8375

 I've been wondering this as well. People are going to get fed up and it's going to be ugly. Then, unfortunately, they will be the ones going to jail.

Joe Mc Clellan
Joe Mc Clellan

Unity and force, plus For the People,by the People  should open some eyes.80% of the population agrees Reform should be enacted...All States need the income and the People need the freedom of choice

John Graham
John Graham

"using a series of threatening tactics to shut down regulated access to medical cannabis", yeah, sounds like terrorism to me...

Muzzy Lu
Muzzy Lu

No help for medical marijuana, no to Obama! I found a great medical marijuana book that has great recipes, uses less valuable marijuana, and has smaller candies to use for pain on a daily basis: MARIJUANA - Guide to Buying, Growing, Harvesting, and Making Medical Marijuana Oil and Delicious Candies to Treat Pain and Ailments by Mary Bendis, Second Edition. How about just $2.99 for great e-book on medical marijuana? This book has great recipes for easy marijuana oil, delicious Cannabis Chocolates, and tasty Dragon Teeth Mints

generic_
generic_

The DCCC just experienced the death of its vice-president, Michael Goldstein.

He used medical marijuana to manage his stage-4 lymphoma. 

There was nothing abstract about that resolution.

SandraZ5
SandraZ5

The idea of waging a war on drugs, against a relatively benign plant like marijuana, is one thing. But when it ravages so viciously that completely innocent people are destroyed, to hide corruption amongst government officials, it becomes a plague.

What am I talking about?

This film:http://www.expendable.tv

So deep is the corruption, that the Australian media won't report it... won't report cables which prove criminal acts by their own ministers in office (see them for yourelf, in the reports). 

Granted, the media there has a closed remit and non-plural ownership, but this speaks for itself. A wall of absolute silence.

The victim is now seriously ill, whilst they basically point the other way. Whilst they smear her deceased father because dead men can't sue. Whilst they cover the truth, and lead a gullible Australian public by the nose.

This must be the clearest example in the world of a 'war' taking a life of its own, with innocent human beings who fall under the wheel, being disregarded by the powerful self-interest forces of government. It sickens me. 

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