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Jacob Sullum on the Attempt to Stop Marijuana Legalization in D.C.

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Office of Eleanor Holmes Norton

The omnibus spending bill that Congress approved last week includes a rider aimed at blocking marijuana legalization in Washington, D.C. Whether it actually will do that is a matter of debate, writes Jacob Sullum, and the way this provision was passed suggests that pot prohibitionists are in a weaker position than ever before.