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Cannes 2021 Contenders: Here’s a Look at the Likely Winners

While the pandemic failed to vanquish awards season in 2020, one key prize was left out of the picture. For many filmmakers, the Palme d’Or…

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More than $1 billion in pot seized in Los Angeles-area bust

More than 370,000 marijuana plants were seized over 10 days in Antelope Valley north of Los Angeles. Officials arrested 131 people. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/more-1-billion-pot-seized-los-angeles-area-bust-n1273322 Droolin’ Dog…

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U.S. Sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson Left Off Relay List, Won’t Compete At Olympics

Sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson won’t be competing at the Tokyo Olympics. USA Track & Field kept her off the roster following her positive test for marijuana…

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Sha’Carri Richardson left off U.S. Olympic relay team after positive marijuana test

Sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, who was suspended last week for a positive marijuana test, was left off the U.S relay team and won’t compete in this…

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AOC urges U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to end Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) sent a letter to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency encouraging the group to rethink sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson’s one-month…

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Sha’Carri Richardson’s weed suspension says a lot about mental health in sports

America’s best shot for Olympic gold in the women’s 100 meters won’t be competing, after testing positive for marijuana. Driving the news: U.S. favorite sprinter…

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How cooking games are highlighting the cultural importance of food

Although franchises like Cooking Mama have made cooking games a popular genre, more games are putting emphasis on the cultural aspects of food. Why it…

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Sha’Carri Richardson tests positive for marijuana, will miss 100-meter race

Sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, who was poised to be one of the faces of Team USA in Tokyo, will be unable to compete in the 100-meter…

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Sha’Carri Richardson tests positive for marijuana, could miss Olympics

Sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, who was poised to be one of the faces of Team USA in Tokyo, could miss the Olympics after testing positive for…

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Activists see momentum as three new states legalize marijuana

New laws legalizing marijuana for recreational or medical use take effect in three states on Thursday, significantly expanding the number of Americans who will have…

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The fight for broadband cash heats up

Congress’s infrastructure framework includes $65 billion for broadband, and now the real fight for internet dollars begins. Why it matters: That record infusion of funding,…

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New Mexico legalizes recreational weed, and you can grow your own

As of today, it is legal to grow marijuana plants in your home or yard in New Mexico: up to six of them each, according…

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Marijuana Is A Step Closer To Being Decriminalized In Mexico

Mexico’s Supreme Court has taken steps to decriminalize the recreational use of marijuana. Adults will be able to apply for permits to grow cannabis for…

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House Appropriations Bill Removes Anti-Marijuana Rider and Includes Banking Protections

In the proposed FY22 Financial Services and General Government spending bill, which includes provisions relating… The post House Appropriations Bill Removes Anti-Marijuana Rider and Includes…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Vaccines: CDC: Nearly every adult COVID-19 death is now “entirely preventable” — The states that have vaccinated at least 70% of adults Economy: Investors still…

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Connecticut Becomes 18th State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

“This legislation recognizes that the responsible use of marijuana by adults should not be a crime, and that those who carry the stigma of a…

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Voters supported progressive policies on ballot initiatives. Now Republicans are pushing back.

Progressive policies like pot legalization and Medicaid expansion became law through ballot initiatives. Now some Republican-led states are working to limit that process. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/voters-supported-progressive-policies-ballot-initiatives-republicans-are-pushing-back-n1271359…

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Million-dollar lotteries fail to cut through vaccine apathy

State efforts to juice Covid-19 vaccination rates through million-dollar lotteries haven’t reversed the steep decline in adults seeking out shots when many pockets of the…

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Connecticut poised to legalize marijuana

Connecticut is poised to become the 18th state to allow residents to use marijuana for recreational purposes after a measure cleared a critical hurdle in…

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Connecticut Poised to Become Next State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

“Marginalized communities have disproportionately suffered for decades because of the discriminatory enforcement of marijuana laws in Connecticut. This bill is a step toward addressing that…

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This Summer, Amtrak Brings Back the McRib of Travel Deals

Amtrak has been rolling out some good deals all year, but this might be the best one yet: The railroad service is bringing back the…

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A Poet Raised His Voice Against Myanmar’s Coup. Then He Was Taken Away. Now He’s Dead

“They shoot in the head, but they don’t know the revolution is in the heart,” Khet Thi wrote. He died in police custody. In opposing…

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