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  1. Ron Strider

    Race And Weed In Maryland

    Of 15 medical marijuana licenses the state awarded last year, none went to African Americans. Larry Hogan, Maryland's GOP governor, has ordered a study to find out why. The movement for racial equity in the medical cannabis trade appears to be going bipartisan–last week, Maryland's Republican...
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    MO: Marijuana And The Racial Profiling Main Focus Of Forum On Civil Liberties

    Columbia - Uses of marijuana for medical and recreational purposes and racial profiling were the main topics at a candidate forum on civil liberties Thursday at the Columbia Country Club. Eight candidates running for local, state and national elections answered questions from the audience and...
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    Racial Disparities Persist In Massachusetts Marijuana Arrests, ACLU Report Says

    Boston - Since the decriminalization of marijuana possession in Massachusetts, racial disparities in marijuana arrests have persisted, disproportionately hurting African-Americans and Latinos. Supporters of the legalization of recreational marijuana are pointing to the racial disparities as...
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    MA: Report Rekindles Debate Over Racial Disparities In Marijuana Arrests

    Boston — Eight years after Massachusetts voted to decriminalize the possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, racial disparities in arrests for marijuana possession have continued, a report from the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts found, and they disproportionately affect...
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    Medical-Pot Regulators In Maryland Blast AG For Conflicting Advice On Diversity

    Medical marijuana regulators on Thursday released a letter criticizing Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) for what they called conflicting information about whether the state should consider racial diversity when awarding licenses to prospective cannabis businesses. The Maryland...
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    Medical-Pot Regulators In Maryland Blast AG For Conflicting Advice On Diversity

    Medical marijuana regulators on Thursday released a letter criticizing Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) for what they called conflicting information about whether the state should consider racial diversity when awarding licenses to prospective cannabis businesses. The Maryland...
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    Minority Goals For Ohio Pot Market Raise Legal Questions

    Columbus, Ohio - Part of Ohio's new medical marijuana law that sets aside a piece of the state's budding pot business for minorities appears to be unconstitutional, legal experts told The Associated Press. The provisions were inserted into the fast-tracked bill at the request of Democrats...
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    How Women Are Growing And Harvesting The Marijuana Industry

    Almost two weeks ago, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to secure her party's nomination for president. It's an historical and monumental event, and something that deserves to be celebrated, regardless of your preferred candidate. To see a woman rise to this level of power means we're...