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Elizabeth Warren defends work on asbestos lawsuit

Democratic candidate for Senate also gives tentative support to ballot questions on medical marijuana, physician-assisted suicide

During a wide-ranging hour-long radio interview today, Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren defended her representation of an insurance company in an asbestos lawsuit, and indicated tentative support for medical marijuana and physician-assisted suicide, two issues that will appear on the November ballot in Massachusetts.

“If there’s something a physician can prescribe that can help someone who is suffering, I am in favor,” Warren said when asked about the medical marijuana ballot question, adding that there have to be the “right restrictions.”

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