Republican Presidential candidate Gary Johnson – who is against marijuana prohibition – has responded to recent federal threats against medical marijuana in California.

In a statement released Friday morning, Johnson said, “With weapons being allowed to ‘walk’ to drug cartels in Mexico and Solyndra walking with $500 million of taxpayers’ money, I would think DOJ and the Administration have better things to do than mount an assault on medical marijuana dispensaries in California that are legal under state law.  Regardless of one’s view of medical marijuana, Americans who believe in states’ rights should be extremely disturbed that the federal government is in the process of shutting down businesses, threatening criminal charges, and confiscating the property of small businesses operating under good faith according to state law.

Many would think The Obama Administration has better things to do, but it seems not to be the case. The time has come to tell The Obama Administration that they should reverse course or we can easily replace them with new leadership.

Joe Klare