08/07/2014 12:08 pm ET Updated Oct 07, 2014

Marijuana Should Be Legal, but We Should Protect Our Kids

It's not often that the White House responds directly to a newspaper op-ed, as it did last week when the New York Times editorial board published its opinion that the federal government should repeal the ban on the production, sale and use of marijuana. The Office of National Drug Control Policy swiftly responded, reiterating its stand that it "continues to oppose" legalization.

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