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Obama's War On Pot: The Government-Wide Crackdown On Medical Marijuana

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First Posted: 02/16/2012 4:36 pm Updated: 02/17/2012 10:55 am

Rolling Stone:

Back when he was running for president in 2008, Barack Obama insisted that medical marijuana was an issue best left to state and local governments. "I'm not going to be using Justice Department resources to try to circumvent state laws on this issue," he vowed, promising an end to the Bush administration's high-profile raids on providers of medical pot, which is legal in 16 states and the District of Columbia.

Read the whole story: Rolling Stone

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