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Pro-pot rally, LA lawmakers set to debate medical marijuana

Good Monday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:

*A rally in Vernon Parish sends the message of pro-marijuana legalization for medical use.  You'll hear from those fighting for the drug to be made legal and why they say Louisiana should follow in the steps of states like Colorado and Washington.

*State lawmakers head back to work in Baton Rouge today after a long Easter break.  On their agenda is the debate over marijuana, as well as naming the Bible as Louisiana's official state book.

*36,000 runners and more than a million spectators are in Boston for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon.  Find out about security one year after bombs killed several people and dozens were injured.

*FBI officials say a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii.  Hear how he survived the trip unharmed despite frigid temperatures and a lack of oxygen.

*We're opening the Sunrise Pet Shop this morning to introduce you to an animal in need of a loving home!

Make it a Sunrise day!

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