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The Secret History of White Power

May 19th, 2018 cannacan Posted in New York Times No Comments »

The Secret History of White Power

In this week’s Race/Related newsletter: an interview with a historian who studies white power and a look at the racial disparity in marijuana arrests in New York.

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A Plea to Albany: Repeal the Marijuana Laws

May 18th, 2018 cannacan Posted in New York Times No Comments »

A Plea to Albany: Repeal the Marijuana Laws

The Legal Aid Society calls on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and the Legislature to undertake the “ultimate solution.”

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Bags of Cash and Stealthy Deliveries: How Pot Start-Ups Pay Taxes

May 18th, 2018 cannacan Posted in New York Times No Comments »

Bags of Cash and Stealthy Deliveries: How Pot Start-Ups Pay Taxes

Marijuana sales are now legal in 30 states. But the federal government has not made it easy for the owners of those businesses to pay their taxes.

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Thanks, Internet: Estonian Town Gets Cannabis Leaf as Its Emblem

May 17th, 2018 cannacan Posted in New York Times No Comments »

Thanks, Internet: Estonian Town Gets Cannabis Leaf as Its Emblem

Online voters overwhelmingly favored putting the marijuana plant on the flag of Kanepi, a municipality that has a tradition of growing hemp.

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Judge to Decide Florida Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana

May 16th, 2018 cannacan Posted in New York Times No Comments »

Judge to Decide Florida Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana

A Florida judge will soon decide if patients approved to use medical marijuana will be allowed to smoke it.

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Marijuana’s Effects on the Teenage Brain

May 15th, 2018 cannacan Posted in New York Times No Comments »

Marijuana’s Effects on the Teenage Brain

The founder of the Phoenix House Foundation writes that “in the rush to legalize weed, we need credible, large-scale research.”

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Mayor and Some Prosecutors Move to Curb Marijuana Arrests

May 15th, 2018 cannacan Posted in New York Times No Comments »

Mayor and Some Prosecutors Move to Curb Marijuana Arrests

The changes would represent a striking shift in drug enforcement and are likely to create a patchwork of prosecution policies across the five boroughs.

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Two District Attorneys May Stop Prosecuting Most Marijuana Offenses

May 14th, 2018 cannacan Posted in New York Times No Comments »

Two District Attorneys May Stop Prosecuting Most Marijuana Offenses

Officials said that Cyrus Vance Jr. in Manhattan and Eric Gonzalez in Brooklyn are considering pursuing fewer low-level cases of a law enforced disproportionately among minorities.

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The Legacy of Stop-and-Frisk in New York’s Marijuana Arrests

May 14th, 2018 cannacan Posted in New York Times No Comments »

The Legacy of Stop-and-Frisk in New York’s Marijuana Arrests

There are significant racial disparities in who is arrested on low-level marijuana charges around the city.

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Using Data to Make Sense of a Racial Disparity in NYC Marijuana Arrests

May 13th, 2018 cannacan Posted in New York Times No Comments »

Using Data to Make Sense of a Racial Disparity in NYC Marijuana Arrests

Why is it that white people largely don’t get arrested for smoking weed, while black and Hispanic people do? Times reporters put a police official’s explanation to the test.

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