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Bipartisan Medical Marijuana Bill Would End Federal Ban

35 States have some kind of medical marijuana. Isn’t it about time the federal government got with the program?

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Yesterday, United States Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Rand Paul presented a new bill that would dramatically shift the federal government’s long-time position on medical marijuana. The law would effectively end the nominal national ban on the drug, opening up avenues for states to pursue medical programs without interference from Washington.

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