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BERLIN, GERMANY - AUGUST 09: A participant smokes a marijuana joint while marching in the annual Hemp Parade (Hanfparade) on August 9, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Supporters of cannabis legalization are hoping legalized sale in parts of the USA will increase the likelihood of legalization in Germany. The city of Berlin is considering allowing the sale of cannabis in one city district. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - AUGUST 09: A participant smokes a marijuana joint while marching in the annual Hemp Parade (Hanfparade) on August 9, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Supporters of cannabis legalization are hoping legalized sale in parts of the USA will increase the likelihood of legalization in Germany. The city of Berlin is considering allowing the sale of cannabis in one city district. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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Republican defends Congress for banning legal pot in DC

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) says because Washington, DC is not a state, Republicans were right to effectively nullify a widely-supported measure legalizing recreational marijuana use in the District.

Republican defends Congress for banning legal pot in DC

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) says because Washington, DC is not a state, Republicans were right to effectively nullify a widely-supported measure legalizing recreational marijuana use in the District.