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Cultural & Global Issues: Marijuana Legalization

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Articles with Reading Levels: 9.0-9.9
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Articles with Reading Levels: 10.0-10.9

Article Name: Marijuana Injustices Need to End
Source: The Washington Post
Author: E.J. Dionne Jr.
Date Published: January 8, 2014
Guiding Question: How do the unequal prosecutions for marijuana possession demonstrate racism?
Grade Level: 9.8

Article Name: Marijuana Sales Commence in Colorado for Recreational Use
Source: The Washington Post
Author: Niraj Chokshi
Date Published: January 1, 2014
Guiding Question: How has recreational marijuana legalization impacted Colorado?
Grade Level: 9.8

Article Name: Majority Now Supports Legalizing Marijuana
Source: Pew Research Center: U.S. Politics & Policy
Author: N/A
Date Published: April 4, 2013
Guiding Question: Where do Americans fall in the debate over marijuana legalization?
Grade Level: 10.2

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Article Name: Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?
Source: ProCon.org
Author: N/A
Date Published: Last updated on October 20, 2015
Guiding Questions: How will allowing marijuana for medical use impact the US and its citizens?
Grade Level: 13.5