Indiana law for felony arrest DNA collection taking effect

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana authorities are being required under a new state law to collect a DNA sample from those who are arrested for a felony crime.The law taking effect Monday requires that police collect a DNA cheek swab, along with fingerprints and photographs during the booking process. That will enable law enforcement to check …

9 ways federal marijuana laws are limiting rights of residents in legal weed states

Federal status of marijuana is affecting both everyday cannabis consumers and people attempting to work in the industry. By BROOKE EDWARDS STAGGS / STAFF WRITER Published: Feb. 4, 2017 Updated: Feb. 5, 2017 2:45 p.m. Federal law still classifies cannabis as a Schedule I narcotic, a category reserved for drugs such as heroin that are …

Because the feds rely heavily on state and local law enforcement assistance to enforce federal measures, passing a state law banning such assistance will make federal gun control “nearly impossible to enforce.”

(Please follow the links below for information)...(each pic is a link as well)... Andrew Napolitano: Federal gun laws “nearly impossible” to enforce without state assistance   2nd Amendment Preservation Act TAKE ACTION: Contact your state rep AND senator – and urge them to introduce this legislation for your state. Find your legislators’ contact info at …

Marijuana Opponents Using Racketeering Law to Fight Industry

DENVER — Jul 13, 2015, 4:20 PM ET By KRISTEN WYATT Associated Press A federal law crafted to fight the mob is giving marijuana opponents a new strategy in their battle to stop the expanding industry: racketeering lawsuits. A Colorado pot shop recently closed after a Washington-based group opposed to legal marijuana sued not just …

HR 6335 `States’ Medical Marijuana Property Rights Protection Act’

HR 6335 IH 112th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 6335 To amend the Controlled Substances Act so as to exempt real property from civil forfeiture due to medical-marijuana-related conduct that is authorized by State law. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES August 2, 2012 Ms. LEE of California (for herself, Mr. POLIS, Mr. FARR, Mr. STARK, …

Leahy Wants Clarification on State Marijuana Laws

By John Gramlich Roll Call Staff Dec. 13, 2012, 5:36 p.m Leahy pressed the administration on how it will react to new state drug laws.   Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick J. Leahy is asking the Obama administration to clarify its position on the recreational use of marijuana, which two states legalized by referendum Nov. 6 …

Excerpt from the 1961 UN Convention on Narcotics

AND HOW THE UNITED NATIONS CONTROLS ALL NARCOTICS INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) CANNABIS AND HEMP. COULD THIS BE THE REAL REASON WHY THE UNITED STATES HAS NOT ADOPTED NEW LAWS AND LEGAL OPINIONS ON MARIJUANA? IS IT THE UNITED NATIONS WE SHOULD BE PROTESTING OR OUR OWN GOVERNMENTS?  DOES OUR OWN GOVERNMENT EVEN HAVE …