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Florida city fires employee over legal medical marijuana use

A Florida city fired one of its computer managers after he legally used medical marijuana.

Illinois city 1st in US to offer Black residents reparations

Evanston, Illinois, is using tax money from the sale of recreational marijuana to become the first U.S. city to make reparations available to its Black residents for past discrimination and the lingering effects of slavery.

Elon poll reveals support for legalizing marijuana in NC for medical, recreational uses

An Elon University poll has revealed growing support from North Carolina residents in support of legalizing marijuana for recreational use and continued strong support for medical marijuana legalization.

NC racial justice task force makes dozens of recommendations

A task force commissioned by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has recommended far-reaching changes to police, criminal justice and court systems, with a goal of eliminating racial inequities.

Man who was serving 90-year sentence for marijuana released

Richard DeLisi is a free man after serving 31 years of a 90-year sentence for selling marijuana.

House votes to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

The Democratic-controlled House has approved a bill to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level.

San Francisco bans smoking inside apartments; pot smoking OK

San Francisco has banned all tobacco smoking inside apartments, citing concerns about secondhand smoke. But lighting up a joint inside? That’s still allowed.

District attorney weighs in on decriminalizing small amounts of pot in NC

A local district attorney is weighing in on the possibility of decriminalizing marijuana in North Carolina.

NC task force calls for decriminalizing marijuana possession

The North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice has adopted recommendations related to marijuana possession in the state, Attorney General Josh Stein announced Wednesday.

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