TITLE

Pot advocates see their once-smoldering issue heating up

AUTHOR(S)
Yager, Jordy
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Hill;4/22/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 44, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues on legalization of marijuana in the U.S., particularly focusing on the moves of lobbyists.
ACCESSION #
41140297

 

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