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December 10th, 2012
01:16 PM ET

Obama's pot problem: As states celebrate legalized pot, Obama administration signaling enforcement of Fed drug laws

Recent celebrations over legalized marijuana in Colorado and Washington may prove to be short-lived. The Obama administration is signaling it may step in and actively enforce federal drug laws which still outlaw smoking marijuana.

And that could create a very a tricky political balancing act for President Obama.
CNN Contributor John Avlon is OutFront on this story.


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