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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Josh Crank  
Connecticut Poised to Legalize Medical Marijuana

A bill legalizing medical marijuana passed in the Connecticut Senate, ensuring Connecticut will become the 17th state, along with the District of Columbia, to approve such a measure. Governor Dannel P. Malloy has pledged to sign the bill into law. The Senate approved the bill 21 to 13 following a debate that extended into the early morning hours. The push for medical marijuana legalization gained momentum after Connecticut decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana last year. “Eighteen months ago, …

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