As the rest of the United States moves forward through the 21st century on marijuana and drug policy, the State of Idaho clings stubbornly to 20th century marijuana prohibition.
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If legislators really want to stop the initiative, they could support the bill which, sponsors say, is the strictest in the nation. But that’s not likely to happen in the only legislature in the country still pondering whether to legalize hemp.
Grow’s measure would only legalize a “psychoactive drug” in Idaho if first it had been “approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration,” and a state law had also been passed approving the drug.
The national political website POLITICO focuses on Idaho, Nebraska, and Kansas as the last states in America without any real form of medical marijuana law.
Reps. Ilana Rubel (D-Boise) and Mike Kingsley (R-Lewiston) are cosponsoring the Sgt. Jeremy Kitzhaber Medical Marijuana Act. You can read our analysis of this flawed medical marijuana legislation here. While Jeremy dedicated his life to serving his country, Idaho is not currently doing all it should to repay him. What Jeremy really needs is not […]
The Idaho House should amend the Sgt. Kitzhaber Bill in a way that addresses the problematic areas that imperil implementation of many aspects of the program, endanger medical marijuana patients, and exclude too many vulnerable patients.
We will have a full analysis of the Sgt. Kitzhaber Bill once iot is finally released this morning. In the interim, here’s a sample of what a medical marijuana law written to appease law enforcement looks like:
Tomorrow we expect a bill to be filed by Reps. Ilana Rubel (D-Boise) and Mike Kingsley (R-Lewiston) that would create a strict medical marijuana program for the State of Idaho.