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Democrats count on 25-year-old Max Frost as key closer in Georgia’s Senate runoff

Maxwell Frost won’t take his seat in the House until January, but the 25-year-old from Florida already has his first congressional assignment: turning out young…

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After 26 years in prison, Cambodian refugee Phoeun You was supposed to be paroled. ICE deported him instead.

When Phoeun You’s family left Cambodia as refugees, he was only one year old. After spending a number of years in a refugee camp in…

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Brittney Griner has started serving sentence in Russian penal colony

WNBA star Brittney Griner has begun serving her nine-year sentence at a penal colony outside Moscow, AP reports. Driving the news: “Brittney is doing as…

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The cease-and-desist election: False or misleading TV ads prompt wave of legal threats

Candidates from both parties are mobilizing their legal teams in last-ditch attempts to get their opponents’ attack ads yanked off the airwaves, records show. Why…

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It’s time to legalize marijuana

On Oct. 6, President Biden announced an official pardon of anyone incarcerated on federal charges of simple possession of marijuana. Biden framed his pardon in…

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The latest theories on how Rey Rivera died don’t point to the rooftop

In May 2006, Rey Rivera disappeared from his North Baltimore home. Roughly a week later, his body was found in the second floor concourse of…

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Uber Eats to deliver pot in Toronto

Uber Eats customers in Toronto will be able to order cannabis starting Monday, thanks to a new partnership with Leafly. Why it matters: It’s the…

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Thailand is rethinking its approach in its drug laws

Southeast Asia has some of the toughest drug laws in the world, but Thailand bucking that trend. It has decriminalized cannabis and freed thousands of…

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The politics of Biden’s marijuana pardons

President Biden’s marijuana pardons are a small policy change to entice young voters, but they’ve immediately become a political lightning rod in at least one…

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Texas’ Greg Abbott won’t follow Biden’s call to forgive marijuana offenders

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott won’t consider pardons for low-level marijuana offenders despite President Biden’s call for governors to do so, according to KUT Austin. Why…

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Biden move is a boon for cannabis capitalism

President Biden yesterday said that he’ll ask for a review of whether marijuana should remain classified as a Schedule 1 substance under federal law. Why…

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Biden to pardon all federal convictions of simple marijuana possession

President Biden said he will pardon all prior federal offenses of simple marijuana possession and will call on governors to pardon simple state possession offenses…

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Ray Dalio transfers control of Bridgewater Associates

Billionaire investor Ray Dalio announced Tuesday that he is giving up control of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund. Why it matters: This is…

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Democrats lose ground in key Wisconsin and Pennsylvania Senate races

Democrats are facing fresh problems in two pivotal Senate battlegrounds in which their nominees are facing attacks for being too progressive. What’s happening: In Wisconsin,…

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Courts could throw state marijuana markets into disarray

President Joe Biden is showing no interest in loosening federal restrictions that have left states in charge of developing how the multibillion-dollar U.S. cannabis industry…

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States that criminalize marijuana are targeting travelers from cannabis legal states, as one couple’s nightmare scenario shows

Married couple Wesley and Eshanae Chumbler were traveling with their 3-year-old child across the Illinois border into Kentucky when they were stopped at a police…

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Clint Halftown, US-Enabled Tyrant of The Cayugas

It was a dark, cold Saturday morning in late February 2020, and pandemic lockdowns were less than a month away. Leanna Young was lying in…

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House Judiciary Committee Approves Measures to Help Seal and Expunge Marijuana Arrests

“At a time when most Americans want to end marijuana prohibition and nearly a majority of people now reside states where cannabis is legal, it…

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Biden will meet with the families of Russia detainees Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan

Joe Biden has said Griner and Whelan are wrongfully detained in Russia. Griner, a WNBA star, was convicted of marijuana possession, and Whelan, an ex-Marine,…

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Establishment Republicans hide fingerprints with carefully timed primary spending

Deep-pocketed Republican groups are pouring millions into efforts to knock off hard-right GOP primary candidates — while ensuring the source of the cash stays shrouded…

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White House and Senate Democrats eye child tax credit Hail Mary

The White House is engaging with Senate Democrats about making one last push for an enhanced child tax credit this year — and may dangle…

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Why weed companies can’t make any money

It’s not easy selling weed. The legal marijuana business is booming — revenues are projected to hit $32 billion this year, more than double what…

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