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UN official calls for marijuana ballot rollback

12:40 PM, Nov 20, 2012   |    comments
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Raymond Yans says the approvals send "a wrong message to the rest of the nation and it sends a wrong message abroad." Yans heads the International Narcotics Control Board. 

He told The Associated Press on Tuesday he hopes Attorney General Eric Holder "will take all the necessary measures" to ensure that marijuana possession and use remains illegal throughout the U.S. 

Both states are holding off on plans to regulate and tax the drug while waiting to see whether the Justice Department will assert federal authority over drug law. 

The INCB has no enforcement ability.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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