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  •  Treaty not an obstacle. (3+ / 0-)
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    chmood, Deward Hastings, Woody

    Medicinal: the treaty in question, the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, allows signing nations to allow scientific and medicinal use:

    Recreational: the federal government cannot, by signing a treaty, gain powers over US citizens that the Constitution does not otherwise grant it.

    "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

    by HeyMikey on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 08:27:27 AM PST

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