California’s Marijuana Lawsuits Can Limit Federal Power

While the Obama administration’s sudden escalation of war on marijuana has caused nothing but hardship on patients and thousands of lost jobs, it may ultimately become the catalyst for the final legal dismissal of federal cannabis prohibition. Since 2005 and Raich v Gonzales, when the Supreme Court...

Marijuana Prohibition Trumps the Second Amendment?

Usually, attacks against the Second Amendment are a recipe for political disaster, as million of diehard gun advocates and the powerful NRA lobby are quick to show their outrage and pummel the perpetrator from any angles possible. Today, the time has come for the marijuana reform movement to demand the full...

The Big Gun Rights Case That May End Marijuana Prohibition

  A case is currently making its way though our legal system that could potentially bring down the very root of marijuana prohibition. The case has drawn little attention from the media, but behind the scenes, state legislatures across the nation have gotten directly involved in the effort to overturn a...

The War On The Fourth Amendment

Hardly a day goes by when our government does not attempt to overstep its authority, however, recent legal and policy developments are pointing towards an insidious and coordinated power grab targeted at the Fourth Amendment. There can be no doubt that eliminating that amendment’s protections against...

Marijuana, the Tenth Amendment and the Supreme Court: Key Cases

PART I PART II PART III The Supreme Court History of the Commerce Power, the Tenth Amendment and Marijuana These two parts of the Constitution must be discussed together as they are the ones that most directly deal with the conflict between state and federal power. Interestingly, unlike more smoothly...