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By: Catie Leary on Oct. 23, 2009, 8:59 a.m.
Medical marijuana

Photo: Eric Risberg/Associated Press

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Medical marijuana gets the green light

Marijuana plants are part of the decor at the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Clinic in San Francisco. A new policy issued by the Justice Department on Oct. 19 warned federal prosectors not to target pot-smoking patients or their sanctioned suppliers in states that allow medical marijuana.