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Law: Legalized Marijuana #1051955

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The administration’s decision to relax enforcement of federal marijuana laws prompted by votes legalizing its recreational use in Colorado & Washington examined; scenes shown of the celebration in Washington last December; details given about the Justice Department’s marijuana enforcement guidelines; map shown of states allowing medical marijuana. [Washington Governor Jay INSLEE††- says the government believes there is a reason to trust that the states have a well-regulated system of enforcing these laws.] [Marijuana Majority's Tom ANGELL††- notes President Obama’s administration has overseen the closure of more medical marijuana businesses than the Bush administration.]

Pelley, Scott;
Whitaker, Bill

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