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The push to legalize marijuana across the entire state has never been so close to pay -- Orders in Colorado -- -- and Washington will vote November 6 and whether to tax and regulate pot.
Allowing adult possess up to an ounce at a time.
Pulls in Colorado and -- and -- the measures with at least 50% support longtime advocates are almost giddy.
If Washington or Colorado wins -- November and both of them have a good chance to do so.
It is going to be transformative in terms of the way we think about marijuana policy in this country and even outside.
There's little organized opposition it washes today which has raised a mere 6000 dollars compared to four million dollars on the pro pot side.
We -- -- -- -- -- schools and health care.
To combat the cash imbalance nine former heads of the US Drug Enforcement Administration.
Sent a letter to attorney general Eric Holder urging him to speak out against legalization the response.
Silence President Obama and his drug czar have also been long -- the government's website -- one and six kids who tries pot will develop a drug addiction.
And -- usage is on the rise up to an alarming seventeen million a seven year high.
We've been trying for a week to get a comment from the Justice Department the administration -- the twelve office and we're still waiting.
I think it is shocking.
That attorney general holder dad to do that director -- -- -- but most of all the the president of the United States can't talk about this book.
It's about health it's about safety.
It's about the future of our country.
Meantime a shocking endorsement for legalization in Washington State from the children's alliance which argues drug laws are enforced on evenly.
Hurting minorities and the pork.
If those kids parents are shut out of house and shut out of employment and shut out of educational opportunities we're not helping kids we need to understand that drugs and gangs go hand in hand.
They destroy the minority communities we have to do is work to keeping people off the stuff not liberalizing drug policies.
Legal or not young people would still be barred from smoking pot and critics argue more kids would try it.
Something the administration has always been against but so far this election year instead of using the bully pulpit that message has gone up in smoke.
In Seattle Dan Springer Fox News.
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