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State lawmakers are calling on the federal government to change its drug laws to let states experiment with marijuana and hemp policy.

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Arizona senator does not believe legalizing marijuana is a good idea.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed suit Tuesday against the city of Toledo over its new marijuana decriminalization law, which DeWine says are in conflict with state law. Image: Associated Press via Cleveland.com

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is suing the city of Toledo over a new voter-approved city ordinance that reduces penalties for marijuana possession and other drug crimes.

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Legalization of marijuana is expected to be a big issue during the 2016 elections.

California and Florida could both pass legalized marijuana measures next year.

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, addresses the National Cannabis Industry Association meeting, in New York, Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. AP Photo: Richard Drew via OneidaDispatch.com
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The Senator from New York says the federal government needs to reform laws affecting marijuana’s medical use, allowing states to determine their own medical marijuana programs.

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