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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Congress to keep feds off backs of medical marijuana

Posted By on Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 10:50 AM

An advocate for legalizing medical use of marijuana in Arkansas takes heart from news that Congress seems likely to approve a spending bill that prohibits the Justice Department from spending money to undermine state medical marijuana laws.

A medical marijuana law failed narrowly in Arkansas two years ago.

But organizers are working on fund-raising and drafting a new proposal to circulate petitions for the 2016 ballot.

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