Politics

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JAMES HIGDON ~ Politico
 
How the Kentucky senator picked a fight with the DEA and became one of Washington’s top drug policy reformers.

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Bill Hendrick ~ Jacksonville.Com
 
Passage is nearly certain in Senate although numer of covered diseases could be cut

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Niraj Chokshi ~ The Washington Post
 
Texas Republican Rep. David Simpson wants to end marijuana prohibition.

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Jessica Mazzola ~ NJ.com
 
NEWARK — A New Jersey Assemblywoman said that in light of the formation of a group that launched last week to fight for the legalization of recreational marijuana use in New Jersey, she is planning a group that will actively advocate against it.

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Lily Rothman ~ Time
 
American conservatives haven't always opposed legalizing pot

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Husna Haq ~ The Christian Science Monitor
 
On Tuesday, Alaska became the first red state to legalize the smoking, growing, and owning of small amounts of marijuana. But smoking in public and buying and selling marijuana is still illegal. 

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