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By Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press
Stores openly selling marijuana can now be found throughout New York City, operated by people who shrugged at licensing requirements.
By Jennifer Peltz, Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press
A federal judge has temporarily blocked New York from issuing recreational marijuana dispensary licenses in Brooklyn and parts of upstate New York while a legal challenge to the state's selection process is being considered.
By Michael Hill
Voters in five states are deciding on Election Day whether to approve recreational marijuana. The first result came in Maryland, where voters approved legalization, making it the 20th state to take that step.
By Andrew DeMillo, Associated Press
For many voters this year, the focus has been on contests for governor, senator or local representatives, but voters in 36 states will decide the future of abortion access, health care and even voting itself. Laura Barrón-López sat down with…
By Laura Barrón-López, Matt Loffman
By Don Thompson, Associated Press
California's four-year-old legal marijuana market is in disarray.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of "simple possession" of marijuana, as his administration takes a dramatic step toward decriminalizing the drug and addressing charging practices that disproportionately impact people of color.
By William Brangham, Kyle Midura
New Jersey will be the latest state to allow sales of recreational marijuana -- one of 19 states where such sales are legal or about to begin. But it’s still illegal under federal law. William Brangham talks with Politico’s Natalie…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The bill faces an uphill climb in the Senate and is unlikely to become law. But Friday's vote gave lawmakers the chance to show their views on the legalization trend spreading across the country.
By Kira Kay, Jason Maloney, Zachary Green
In 2016, Massachusetts voters approved an initiative that required the state to create policies that would bring those disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs into the new legal cannabis industry. Today, minority-owned businesses make up only a small fraction…
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