The down and dirty on marijuana

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Here are some fast facts, according to the Department of Justice, marijuana edition. (KTRK)

It's known by many names -- dope, herb, ganja, Mary Jane, even Acapulco Gold -- but at the end of the day, most everyone knows it as marijuana.

Studies have shown that more than one-third of U.S. residents age 12 and older have experimented with marijuana at least once, including nearly half of high school students.
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According to the Department of Justice, medical marijuana is legal in the states below. Texas, however, is not one of them.
-New Mexico
-North Dakota
-New Jersey
-New York
-New Hampshire
-Rhode Island

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