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US states reassess marijuana laws after warnings

Several U.S. states have started reassessing their medical marijuana laws after stern warnings from the federal government that everyone from licensed growers to regulators could be subjected to prosecution. Full story

Colorado Senate gets to pot bill after fed warning

Colorado lawmakers are taking up marijuana regulation proposals for the first time since receiving a federal warning about state pot laws. Full story

Timeline: Recent major plots and arrests in Germany

Three suspected al Qaeda members were planning a bomb attack in Germany when they were arrested by police, federal prosecutors said on Saturday. Full story

Washington governor vetoes medical pot licensing bill

Washington's governor on Friday vetoed most provisions of bill to establish state licensing for cultivation and distribution of medical marijuana, saying she did not want to put state employees at risk of federal prosecution. Full story

Agents raid Wash. medical marijuana dispensaries

Federal agents are raiding several medical marijuana dispensaries in Spokane, following a warning from the top federal prosecutor there that such operations are illegal. Full story

Ex NH doc says warnings went unheeded for years

A former Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center doctor who blew the whistle on improper billing of federal health programs by the New Hampshire hospital says his warnings about the problem went unheeded for six years before he filed a complaint with Vermont's top federal prosecutor. Full story

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