Assignment Must Be At least 1,000 words and have at least 4 sources!!!!!!! Marijuana has long been the subject of legal and cultural debates. Several states have decided to legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use. Advocates in favor of legalization argue that it is a state’s right to regulate marijuana. The US Constitution speaks to the enumerated powers of the federal government and those reserved for the states.

Assignment Must Be At least 1,000 words and have at least 4 sources!!!!!!!

Marijuana has long been the subject of legal and cultural debates. Several states have decided to legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use. Advocates in favor of legalization argue that it is a state’s right to regulate marijuana. The US Constitution speaks to the enumerated powers of the federal government and those reserved for the states. The Holder memo defined the Obama administration approach to the legalization debate. However, the Trump administration has a taken different approach. Legislation introduce in the House of Representatives would remove marijuana from the its classification as a Schedule 1 drug.

Why is marijuana a federal crime? Think about the policy reasons that might be taken into consideration when resolving the conflict between federal authority and state’s rights. What is the Constitutional basis for federal government oversight of marijuana?

Please discuss at least two of the issues raised by the above narrative. You will then engage your classmates in the discussion that follows. Remember, all of your work on TID #1 should be posted in the #tid-1 channel.

N.B. So, let’s recap this deliverable … the TID is a research, writing and discussion assignment. You should pay close attention to the requirements outlined in the TID as well as the Engagement sections of IP Deliverables page.

Be certain that you use the post function in Slack when posting your initial response. You can visit here for advice on how to format (headers, bold, italics, hyperlinks, etc.) the text in your post. Please review the details on the use of threading here so that you can use it effectively. This is a terrific tool that will simplify your discussions during this TID. I suggest that you use threading during the comment phase of this TID. If you just want to continue the discussion by adding a new and/or different perspective then click the dialog box (next to the “+” sign at the bottom of the channel) and add your thoughts to the discussion.

Remember, you must post your initial response to the #tid-1 channel no later than Thursday, February 15th at 11p. The TID discussion will continue through Sunday, February 18th at 11p.