4 States Say Legalize Marijuana

June 4, 2014 12:31 AM

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Friday the US House voted to beg off and allow individual states to make their own rules on medical marijuana. Pro-marijuana legislators are particularly pleased now that the bill has finally cleared the Republican-dominated House with a 218-189 vote. The proposed bill would specifically prevent the federal government from hindering state medical marijuana laws. It would specifically apply to Colorado and Washington where recreational marijuana is presently legalized.

According to a Pew Research study, this will also be welcome news to the 73 percent of Americans who favor medical marijuana use. In fact, the vote not only reflects public opinion but also a joint party point of view about the federal government and state marijuana laws. No is blazing up yet though...

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