New bill would ease state-federal pot conflict

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Posted: Friday, April 12, 2013 12:00 am

SEATTLE (AP) - A bill introduced in Congress on Friday would fix the conflict between the federal government's marijuana prohibition and state laws that allow medical or recreational use.

California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher said his bill, which has three Republican and three Democratic sponsors, would ensure that state laws on pot are respected by the feds.

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