The U.S. government is likely to block marijuana legalization initiatives approved by voters in Colorado and Washington, declaring that federal law preempts them, the Washington Post reports. The Justice Department and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy have been mute about the ballot initiatives.
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May 24, 2013
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May 23, 2013
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new & notable May 23, 2013
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May 22, 2013
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May 21, 2013
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new & notable May 20, 2013
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May 17, 2013
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