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UK Reviews Medical Marijuana Ban

LONDON (AP) — The British government announced Tuesday it would move to lift its ban on cannabis-based medicines, amid mounting criticism over the denial of treatment to severely epileptic children. But it rejected calls to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

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Feds Ready Decision on Reclassficiation of Marijuana

The federal government is expected formally to announce a decision in July about whether to remove marijuana from its Schedule I drug status, where it has been grouped together with heroin and LSD for more than 40 years.

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July 4-20: California Could Make Billions on Legal Marijuana

With 39 million people, and a booming 20-year-old medical marijuana trade, California politicians will soon have $1 billion a year in extra cash to spend — if the new recreational marijuana initiative passes on the November ballot.