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Colo., Wash. legalize recreational pot
According to new research, illegal marijuana farms near Yosemite National Park and Redwood National Park are allegedly to blame for the death of California's rare carnivores, Fishers.
According to new research, illegal marijuana farms near Yosemite National Park and Redwood National Park are allegedly to blame for the death of California's rare carnivores, Fishers.
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oters in Washington state and Colorado have approved ballot measures legalizing recreational marijuana. A similar initiative lost in Oregon. The votes made Washington and Colorado the first states to authorize pot sales to non-medicinal users, regulating it like alcohol. "The significance of these events cannot be understated," says Erik Altieri, a spokesman for the marijuana advocacy group NORML. The vote put Colorado to the left of the Netherlands on marijuana policy. "It's unprecedented," said Jonathan Caulkins, a Carnegie Mellon University professor.

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