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December 9, 2008 10:18 AM

Commentary: Obama's message on marijuana is mixed

There were moments not so long ago when Barack Obama was signaling that he was ready to end the costly and pointless federal raids on medical marijuana users and their caretakers. But recent reports that Obama is considering Rep. Jim Ramstad, a moderate Minnesota Republican who's retiring from Congress, for the post of White House drug czar, send a very different message.

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