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Supreme Court hearing arguments about medical marijuana

Justices will consider whether the federal law that bansmarijuana possession can be enforced in the ten states where it is legal.
/ Source: KMTR-TV

Justices will consider whether the federal law that bansmarijuana possession can be enforced in the ten states where it is legal.SUPREME COURT (AP) - The state of Oregon is one of ten that willbe watching the Supreme Court carefully today, as it hearsarguments on its use as medicine.

The Justice Department argues marijuana is a dangerous drug. AndCongressman Mark Souder R-Indiana) says ifyou can't control marijuana, you can't control drugs and if youcan't control drugs, you can't control crime.

Justices will consider whether the federal law that bansmarijuana possession can be enforced in the ten states.

Thosestates allow people to use marijuana if their doctors agree.

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