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Deputy AG: Marijuana is Federally Illegal and Has No Medical Use

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was questioned about federal marijuana policy during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, and his responses were disconcerting to say the least.

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The 50-State Cannabis Report Card: Where Does Your Governor Stand?

With the 2016 election only days away, NORML is pleased today to release of our first ever Gubernatorial Scorecard Inspired by NORML's Congressional Scorecard, this extensive database assigns a letter grade 'A' through 'F' to every state governor based upon his or her comments and voting records specific to matters of marijuana policy.

Public opinion in support of marijuana law reform is at an all-time high. Nonetheless, few federal lawmakers are espousing views on cannabis policy that comport with those of the majority of their constituents. As a result, most legislative activity specific to marijuana policy is taking place at the state level. America's governors are our nation's most powerful, state-elected officials and they therefore play a key role in this ongoing legislative debate. NORML’s new Scorecard provides voters in all 50 states with pertinent information regarding where their governor stands on issues surrounding cannabis policy.

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