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Maryland anti-police reform prosecutor faces first primary challenge in 15 years from progressive candidate

Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger, notorious for his opposition to criminal justice and police reforms, is facing a primary opponent for the first time…

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Why some weed businesses don’t want federal legalization

Cannabis entrepreneurs spent decades longing for Washington’s blessing — but now a vocal corner of the industry is afraid federal marijuana legalization poses an existential…

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Battleground Baltimore: The fraught past and future of violence reduction

Group Violence Reduction Strategy has its first meeting  During the first Group Violence Reduction Strategy meeting on Monday, Sept. 20, Mayor Brandon Scott acknowledged the…

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Amazon Is Lobbying the U.S. to Legalize Weed

Amazon is ramping up its pro-weed campaign, announcing on Tuesday that it is actively lobbying for legislative reforms aimed at decriminalization and reaffirming its commitment…

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Cops lied to get into their home, but their own bodycam caught the truth

As Brad Naylor and his brother slept in their parents’ home, they were surprised to hear their door kicked open and see guns drawn at…

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Anti-Doping Group Will Review Cannabis Ban After Sha’Carri Richardson’s Suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency said “a number of stakeholders” from international athletics asked it to review the ban. U.S. sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson was not able…

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Battleground Baltimore: The past month or so of Baltimore police malfeasance

Back in June, the Baltimore City Council approved a $22 million budget increase to the Baltimore Police Department’s budget, going against the demands of hundreds…

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California cannabis growers face big threats. The potential damages go beyond the plant.

“It’s going to be tight. We’re going to be draining everything by the time this is over,” a cannabis cultivator who doubles as the fire…

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Join NORML at the National Cannabis Festival in DC

This weekend, you can join the leaders of Delaware NORML, Maryland NORML, Virginia NORML, and multiple senior members of National NORML at the National Cannabis…

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The “no longer acceptable” startup

Venture capitalists are slinking away from the payday lending space, one decade after rushing in. Driving the news: LendUp, which had raised over $200 million…

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Analysis: Marijuana Legalization Opponents’ Fears Have Not Come to Fruition in Canada

The analysis finds that there has been “no marked increase in cannabis youth by use” in the three-year period following legalization. The post Analysis: Marijuana…

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This Week in Apps: Google, TikTok add protections for minors, app store bill proposes big changes, what’s new with Samsung

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The…

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The micropayments mirage

Micropayments — the decades-old vision of a new way to support creators and businesses online — remain a dream in the U.S., despite 25 years…

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Medicare Advantage still grew during the pandemic, and it’s only getting larger

Data: Medicare Trustees reports; Chart: Will Chase/Axios Medicare’s open enrollment will kick off in two months, leading to the health insurance industry’s annual marketing blitz…

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Majority Black Baltimore neighborhoods endure the most car stops

According to car stop data for June and July of this year, the Baltimore Police Department is making the most car stops in the city’s…

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House Marijuana Vote Delayed As The Senate Advances Veterans Access Amendment

Last week, the House of Representatives went into recess before taking up action on the FY-2022 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies appropriations package, which…

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Battleground Baltimore: Evictions Loom as Delta Variant Surges

This week, President Joe Biden extended the Center for Disease Control’s federal eviction moratorium, which covers 90% of renters facing eviction, caving to pressure from…

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2022 Marijuana Reform Ballot Initiative Efforts Underway Nationwide

Here’s a breakdown of current statewide, citizen-initiated efforts so far. The post 2022 Marijuana Reform Ballot Initiative Efforts Underway Nationwide appeared first on NORML. Source:…

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Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Today

House Bill 652 amends state law so that offenses involving the possession of up to 14 grams of marijuana are punishable by a fine of…

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The Olympics stories to know for today

🤸🏾‍♀️: Simone Biles withdraws from all-around gymnastics final — hours after pulling out of team finals, citing her mental health 🏊‍♀️: Katie Ledecky wins gold…

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The Olympics stories to know for today

🚨: Katie Ledecky wins gold in first women’s 1500m freestyle 🤸🏾‍♀️: Simone Biles pulls out of gymnastics team finals, citing her mental health 🎾: “This…

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The Olympics stories to know for today

🚨: Simone Biles pulls out of gymnastics team finals citing her mental health 🏄‍♀️: American Carissa Moore wins first-ever women’s Olympic gold in surfing 🎾:…

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