Post Adoption of AZ 200 CA 215 Information Update
II Propositions’ Impact:
Gives children wrong message- “drugs are good”
Balkanizes the nation’s “national” drug strategy
Subverts FDA’s science-based designation of medicinal substances
Increases taxpayers’ burden to litigate medical proof issues, potential
for conflicting results and additional litigation costs
Creates law enforcement conflicts- limited federal prosecution and
enforcement resources, deputization and immunity issues, contraband
seizure authority/immunity
Pits federal government against the states- 10th Amendment issues
Contradicts U.S. international treaty obligations- 1961and 1972 treaties
Causes confusion for drug-free workplace entities and medical
profession