How Recreational Marijuana Affects Federalism in California Paper
One paragraph response
Several states have opted to legalize medical marijuana use, and recently, California has changed its law to allow recreational marijuana use, alongside states like Colorado.
a. Explain why this is a federalism issue and the stance of the U.S. Attorney General. How is this the same or different from previous federal responses and why is this significant for state rights?
b. Explain the perspective of states like CA and CO and the different groups within the state that support the law and why. What does this show about the electoral connection?