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Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 1:45 PM
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Lt. Gov. Simon Supports Medical Marijuana

Lt. Gov. Simon Supports Medical Marijuana

Simon told The Associated Press her initial reaction wasn't in support but after hearing from people with illnesses she changed her mind. She said it's a tightly-restricted plan. Read »

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