Federal Ban

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Senators Push Bill To End Federal Ban In States With Approved Medical Marijuana

Two local U.S. senators introduced a bill on Sunday that would end a federal ban in states where medical marijuana has been made legal.

03/15/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Schumer Wants Ban On Drug-Like Bath Salts

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants the federal government to ban new designer drugs known as bath salts that are legal in many states even though they pack as much punch as cocaine or methamphetamines.

01/30/2011

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Internet Betting, Horse Breeder Bills On Tap In NJ

The Internet gambling would be run by Atlantic City casinos and would include all games, including poker, that can be played at casinos.

12/16/2010

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Sports And Internet Betting Bills Up For Votes In N.J.

Measures to expand off-track betting options and create exchange wagering on horse racing are up for votes. So too is a measure that would push legalized sports betting one step closer to reality.

12/13/2010