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Constitutional ban on legal pot advances in Idaho

As legal weed becomes a reality in every corner of the U.S., Idaho is putting up a fight.

It’s made some lawmakers in the deep-red state nervous, particularly after voters in the neighboring state of Oregon decriminalized the personal possession of drugs like heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine last November.

The joint resolution to ban all psychoactive drugs not already legal in Idaho won approval along a 6-2 party-line vote in the Senate State Affairs Committee. The list of substances would change for drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration. [Read more at ABC News]

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