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DEA vs local authority

2002-09-06 20:14:17+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

So the DEA raided a California medical marijuana farm, without notifying the local authorities first. The morons then had to call the Santa Cruz sherriff so that they could safely escape the angry crowd which had gathered in response to the raid.

"The people of California and the County of Santa Cruz have overwhelmingly supported the provision of medical marijuana for people who have serious illnesses," said county Supervisor Mardi Wormhoudt. "These people (blocking the road) are people with AIDS and cancer and other grave illnesses. To attack these people, who work collectively and have never taken money for their work, is outrageous."

If a set of Republicans ever wanted to stand up for local control and decentralization, this could be the issue to take a stand on...

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#Comment made: 2002-09-06 20:30:43+00 by: petronius

I don't suppose all those gravely ill people could have put up much of a fight...

#Comment made: 2002-09-06 21:33:05+00 by: Diane Reese

petronius: Just so. I rather liked the closing quote; maybe the sheriff should bill the DEA for overtime?

"What a bunch of babies these DEA guys are," said one disgusted Santa Cruz officer, who did not want to be identified. "They're up there with all these agents, but they see a bunch of pot-smoking sick people on the road, and they have to call us for help."