Federal law conflicts with California State law and harsh penalties for 'Marijuana Trafficking' are still intact. Marijuana is considered a Schedule I drug while meth and cocaine are Schedule II. Click here to read federal information about California Marijuana use. There is no mention of the Medical Marijuana Laws that are being exploited.
California state legislators declared the following in Senate Bill 420:
The Legislature further finds and declares that it enacts this
The 10th Amendment is the subject of some debate, but essentially it states that any power not granted to the federal government belongs to the states or to the people.1
The Federal Government has a patent on Medical Marijuana, patent #6,630,507.