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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Erik Altieri
"The White House and members of Congress are playing a very expensive and dangerous game of chicken; both branches have the authority to initiate a change to marijuana's currently scheduling, but neither seem to want to be the first to act," said Erik Altieri, spokesman for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.
"Certainly, the Republican Party has been a lot slower moving on this issue than on the Democratic side, but particularly in the past several months some prominent figures have sort of recalibrated themselves when it comes to the issue of marijuana," said Erik Altieri, a spokesman for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.