Forget the talk radio notion that Obama is a socialist. Now we have proof he’s a hippie. The Hawaiian-raised President of the United States has reversed yet another George W. Bush policy, ordering the Justice Department to stop prosecuting marijuana “compassion clubs.” California and a dozen other states have okayed the medical use of pot, but the Bush administration ignored state wishes and continued to bust sick users. No more, apparently.
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