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Why conservatives should favor legalizing mary jane

Why conservatives should favor legalizing marijuanaBy Evan Wood, Special to CNN
October 21, 2010 10:21 a.m. EDT
Evan Wood: Conservatives concerned by spending ignore cost of failed war on drugs
$2.5 trillion spent on war on drugs; crime, violence, drug use are the result, he says
Taxation on marijuana could generate $1.4 billion a year in tax revenue, writes Wood
Americans more likely to report marijuana use than people in Netherlands, he says, where it's legal
Editor's note: Evan Wood is the founder of the International Centre for Science in Drug Policy; the director of the Urban Health Program at the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS; and associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia.

(CNN) -- If there is one clear emotion emerging before November's U.S. congressional elections, it is that citizens

Added: Oct-21-2010 Occurred On: Oct-21-2010
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