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  1. Ron Strider

    NH: Let's End The Failed War On Weed

    Back in the last century, when I was a boy growing up in Hampton, a number of things that were considered “social evils” were prohibited by state law and local ordinance. Gambling and “intoxicating spirits” were two of the vices declared illegal, and yet despite the prohibition they were...
  2. Ron Strider

    OH: Ex-Beauty Queen Accused Of Smuggling Weed Into Jail

    A former beauty pageant winner from Kentucky has been accused of smuggling marijuana into an Ohio prison for an inmate. Media outlets report a grand jury in Allen County, Ohio, indicted 28-year-old Kia Hampton of Louisville earlier this month. The third-degree felony charge of bringing...
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    Panelists At Hampton NAACP Forum Voice Concern About Impact Of Marijuana Laws

    Several speakers and audience members at a Hampton NAACP forum on marijuana legalization Monday voiced concern about what they termed unfair current enforcement of the state's pot laws. Claire Guthrie Gastanaga, executive director of the ACLU of Virginia, said that black and white people use...