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Legalize pot? Feds could at least loosen up on medical marijuana
Legalize pot? Feds could at least loosen up on medical marijuana

Marijuana has gone so mainstream that even the Old Gray Lady has called for the legalization of pot. The New York Times has begun an editorial series urging the federal government to repeal the ban on weed. The concerns over health effects, addiction and criminality of marijuana use aren’t significant enough to continue prohibition, especially when weighed against the enormous cost of enforcement and the disproportionate impact of drug laws on young black men, the editorial board argued. The newspaper advocated for the federal government to remove the ban on marijuana and let the states decide whether to permit pot use and under what conditions. It’s hard to imagine...

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