Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Poll: 66% Repub.; 75% Americans Support Fed Hands Off MMJ

A recent Mason-Dixon survey reveals that more than two thirds of Republicans polled believe that federal officials should mind their own business and respect state law when it comes to medical marijuana.  The survey also reveals that more than 75% of Americans favor the same. 
"What the results of this survey show is that there is absolutely no political justification for what President [Barack] Obama is doing with respect to medical marijuana laws," Steve Fox, director of government relations for The Marijuana Policy Project, told HuffPost on Tuesday afternoon. "Across the board ... there is extremely strong support for respecting state medical marijuana laws."
Medical cannabis is currently legal in 16 states and the District of Columbia but remains illegal under federal law, even in states that have passed laws allowing for its use in medical treatment.  Read More>>>>
Hopefully, our Congress-critters will see this survey and understand that its foreshadowing the trend of Americans increasingly favoring freedom over government nanny-statism.

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