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Medical Marijuana: The Supremacy Clause, Federalism, and the Interplay Between State and Federal Laws


This report will review the federal government's constitutional authority to enact the federal criminal prohibition on marijuana; highlight certain principles of federalism that prevent the federal government from mandating that states participate in enforcing the federal prohibition; consider unresolved questions relating to the extent to which state authorization and regulation of medical marijuana are preempted by federal law; and assess what obligations, if any, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has to investigate and prosecute violations of the federal prohibition on marijuana.


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Medical Marijuana: The Supremacy Clause, Federalism, and the Interplay Between State and Federal Laws  [Order No: R42398  Release Date: Mar 06,2012  Pages: 17]