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From and with permission of http://articles.mercola.com
March 09, 2014
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Marijuana has been legalized in a number of US states; 20 states have legalized cannabis for medical purposes; two states—Colorado and Washington state—also permit recreational use.
When asked about marijuana Gov. Rick Perry said “What I can do as the governor of the second largest state in the nation is to implement policies that start us toward a decriminalization and keeps people from going to prison and destroying their lives”.
If the bill becomes law, the District of Columbia would join the 17 states that have decriminalized pot possession… 153 more words
Tuesday Mar 3 (Washington). In an historic vote the DC Council approved 10-to-1 a bill decriminalizing possession of up to an ounce of marijuana. The law awaits the Mayor’s signature, the must pass a 60 congressional review. 77 more words