Pot poll: Should marijuana be legal in Missouri?

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Embargo: Seattle-Tacoma, WA The Seattle Police Department announced on its Twitter feed that officers will attend the city’s Hempfest to hand out Doritos and literature explaining the new rules surrounding recreational marijuana use in the state.

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – One of the most recent vocal advocates of legalizing pot — is the police chief in a small town in Lincoln County Missouri.  He`s with an organization called LEAP: Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.   On the other side of this issue- is a narcotics officer who works 40 miles south – in Franklin County.

Tonight at 10pm investigative reporter Chris Hayes introduces you to the surprising people debating the war on  marijuana – and what it might mean for the Midwest.

What do you think of marijuana legalization in Missouri?  Some states like Illinois have passed laws allowing pot for medicine. Other states like Colorado allow for recreational use.  Tell us  what you think in our poll.

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