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Satel believes that marijuana should be treated no differently from alcohol, with generally tougher drunk driving penalties
Last week [June 2005] in Gonzales v. Raich, the Supreme Court ruled that federal drug laws supersede the laws several states have passed in recent years legalizing the production and use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.