What Happens When Marijuana Is Legal? How 8 Countries Around the World Are Handling It

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Marijuana has been getting a lot of press lately, with many states having decriminalized the drug for medical use and some for both medicinal and recreational use. But the decriminalization of marijuana doesn鈥檛 have to be a state-only rule. Senator Chuck Schumer聽hopes to decriminalize the drug at the federal level, and Americans can learn a lot by seeing how decriminalization is done around the world. (Photo by Robyn Beck for AFP/Getty)

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