More Madness - Walnut Creek
Original post made by Reefer Madness, another community, on Feb 25, 2010
The dispensary is not allowed in Walnut Creek because marijuana is illegal under federal law, said Bryan Wenter, assistant city attorney.
So why then do cities call facilities that serve medical marijuana patients a nuisance? It is interesting the use of the word nuisance.
an obnoxious or annoying person, thing, condition, practice, etc.: a monthly meeting that was more nuisance than pleasure.
Law. something offensive or annoying to individuals or to the community, esp. in violation of their legal rights.
The second definition would be most applicable in the case of municipal code. I would like to know how my nuisance behavior violates the rights of people who don't need medicinal cannabis?
Does it offend them that my rights violate federal laws? Or are they just perhaps annoyed that I have the right?
The only thing I find offensive lately is the power abused by those who keep political score boards. How does one score politically leaving something for someone else to deal with? When can we start blaming these people for doing more to support the local black market, then trying to help people who mostly just suffer silently?
A word to the wise for you public serpents out there. You only pick on the weak until they can no longer be silenced. Good luck with that!