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By Laura Barrón-López, Matt Loffman
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 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…
By Chloe Jones
Her chances dashed at an Olympic debut, fellow elite athletes have come to Sha'Carri Richardson's defense and to say that sporting rules on pot are overdue for a change.
By Eddie Pells, Pat Graham, Associated Press
The decision means the American's positive test for marijuana will cost her a chance at running on the relay team in Tokyo, in addition to her spot in the 100-meter individual race.
By Associated Press
The company, the second-largest private employer in the U.S. behind Walmart, is making the change as states legalize cannabis or introduce laws banning employers from testing for it.
By Stephanie Sy, Lena I. Jackson, Casey Kuhn
With New York’s recent legalization of recreational cannabis, more than 40 percent of Americans now live in states that have embraced marijuana legalization. Oregon has been on the leading edge of drug reform and in November became the first to…
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