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Drug Abuse Groups: DOJ Legal Pot Stance Wrong

A collection of drug abuse prevention groups is asking the Justice Department how it will know whether its acceptance of recreational marijuana laws in Washington and Colorado affects public health.

CBS Seattle–09/04/2013

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Study: Pot Most Popular Illegal Drug Worldwide, Painkillers Most Lethal

Marijuana is the most popular illegal drug used worldwide, but addictions to popular painkillers like Vicodin, Oxycontin and codeine kill the most people, according to the first-ever global survey of illicit drug abuse.

08/29/2013