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A cannabis plant greets job seekers as they sign in at CannaSearch, Colorado's first cannabis job fair, on March 13, 2014 in Denver.

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A cannabis plant greets job seekers as they sign in at CannaSearch, Colorado's first cannabis job fair, on March 13, 2014 in Denver.

‘Marijuana Laws Don’t Work’: Oregon’s Blumenauer

Overhauling marijuana laws, a legislative focus of Democratic Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon, is also a theme in his political advertisements. “Our marijuana laws don’t work and cost the government billions. Let states set their own laws. Tax it, use...

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Abbott Laboratories' AndroGel testosterone gel.

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Abbott Laboratories' AndroGel testosterone gel.

Washington Daybook: ‘Pay for Delay’

The Supreme Court hears arguments today on whether drugmakers and their would-be rivals who make generic versions of medicines are engaged in what the U.S. calls anti-competitive “pay for delay” practices when they sign deals to delay introduction of lower-cost...

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Law enforcement capture marijuana being smuggled into the United States from Mexico in Tucson, Arizona, in this file photo.

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Law enforcement capture marijuana being smuggled into the United States from Mexico in Tucson, Arizona, in this file photo.

White House Budget-Cutting Lesson: Try Cutting 8.2 Percent from Zero

This is the art, in Washington, of cutting an agency that doesn’t exist: In all the warnings of the consequences of looming budget cuts, the White House budget office  has noted one program targeted for cuts — an office that...

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