Prosecute Wall Street, Not Patients


Federal prosecutors are wasting precious resources on medical marijuana while ignoring real crimes.

 
While the number of Wall Street banksters prosecuted for the massive fraud that crashed the global economy remains at exactly zero, the U.S. Department of Justice has just raided scores of marijuana growers and dispensaries in states where medical marijuana is legal. Some of the raids even targeted those regarded by local officials as "law-abiding models."

California's attorney general and the governors of Washington and Rhode Island are pushing back, and so can we.
 
Breaking a campaign promise, President Obama has allowed his Department of Justice to target these regulated, tax-paying businesses that are in compliance with state law and whose work helps to ease the pain of patients with cancer, AIDS, and a range of other ailments.

By contrast, Obama’s Justice Department is protecting or ignoring:
•    The Wall Street thieves who brought down the real economy.
•    The war criminals, torturers, and warrantless spies who advertise their crimes on book tours.
•    The mayors and police forces violating our First Amendment rights and brutalizing us.

Tell the Justice Department and the White House to get their priorities straight.

In an era of federal budget-cutting, we can win this – and stop the feds from persecuting and prosecuting the medical marijuana community. 

President Barack Obama

Phone:(202) 456-1111
Fax:(202) 456-2461

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Resources:
 
Medical Marijuana Industry Is Unnerved by U.S. Crackdown
 
Kamala Harris Defends Medical Marijuana: California Attorney General Asks Federal Government To Ease Enforcement
 

2 Governors Asking U.S. to Ease Rules on Marijuana to Allow for Its Medical Use