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Response to tridim (Reply #5)

Fri Aug 9, 2013, 10:08 PM

9. Here's a great scenario

With the recent implementation of D.C.'s medical marijuana laws, and with the unwillingness of political powers-that-be to make too much of a commitment to ending the WoD (because, yes, I realize, these folks have to live with one another in their bureaucratic and political goldfish bowls)...

anyway, fantasy federal political football scenario: Holder will declare that Congress has de facto changed marijuana's CSA scheduling by admitting the medical value of cannabis through funding the legislation passed to make dispensaries available in DC. To uphold the equal protection clause, the office of the AG will direct the DEA to officially alter the CSA classification to indicate medical value for everyone, no matter if a state has mmj law.

Then Congress can follow through by passage of the Polis and Blumenauer bills to decriminalize, federally.

http://polis.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=318723

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