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New Laws Spark Debate On Marijuana - Part One

Although voters in Colorado and Washington recently gave the thumbs-up to decriminalize marijuana, Door County's district attorney doesn't think such a move would be a good one in Door County.

Ray Pelrine says right now Door County is "in the best of both worlds" because he says local law enforcement officers have "great discretion" when they encounter someone who may be possessing, using, or engaging in conduct that involves marijuana.

Pelrine says despite Colorado's and Washington's efforts, marijuana is still illegal under federal law and "states can't trump federal law."

But Pelrine says it appears lawmakers in both states made an effort to differentiate their recreational marijuana legislation from that of other states, like California, which he says passed a medical marijuana law as a "thinly disguised attempt" to legalize the recreational use of pot "under the veil of calling it for medicinal purposes."

We'll bring you more on this topic tomorrow, including thoughts from two local people who have very different views on whether marijuana should be legal. (The Marijuana Debate - Two Very Different Views)


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