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New at Reason: Jacob Sullum on Obama's Medical Marijuana Shift

5 years agoNews : Reason

This week the Justice Department told U.S. attorneys they should not prosecute medical marijuana users and providers who comply with state law. The policy seems to fulfill one of President Obama's campaign promises, says Senior Editor Jacob Sullum, and it sounds like a big improvement over the Bush administration's persistent meddling in this area. But Sullum argues that the shift may not make much difference in practice.
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