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Guy W. Farmer: After marijuana legalization, what's next?

Voters in Colorado and Washington on Nov. 6 approved ballot initiatives that would permit the "recreational" use of marijuana, but pot is still categorized as an illegal drug by the federal government. So what happens next?

As a longtime opponent of drug legalization, I looked into this question and didn't find a definitive answer. "In a situation like this, where our law is at loggerheads with federal law, my primary job is to listen," said Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, who opposed that state's ballot measure. "If (marijuana) is still illegal under federal law, I can't imagine that 7/11 is ever …

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