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New Mexico becomes 16th state to legalize marijuana, a rebuttal to America's 'failed war on drugs'

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Beginning this summer, New Mexicans 21 and older will be able to both possess and grow marijuana. The state on Monday became the latest to legalize the recreational use of cannabis - with retail sales to begin by early 2022.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat who in March convened a special session of the legislature to reform the state's drug laws, signed a legalization bill into law. She also put her signature on a companion bill that will give many with past marijuana convictions a clean record.
"We're going to start righting past wrongs of this country's...
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New Mexico Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, Erases Some Drug-Related Criminal Records

New Mexico Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, Erases Some Drug-Related Criminal Records

24 days ago   |   By Forbes

The legislation made New Mexico one of the 16 states where marijuana has been legalized for adults, in addition to Washington, D.C. More states are expected to follow suit.
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

ATLANTA - Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Thursday she will not seek a second term, an election-year surprise that marks a sharp turnabout for the city's second... Read more ...

`We Build the Wall' cofounder Brian Kolfage, never pardoned by Trump...

`We Build the Wall' cofounder Brian Kolfage, never pardoned by Trump, indicted in tax case

Summary List Placement Brian Kolfage, the cofounder of a failed and fraudulent crowdfunding effort to build a wall along the US-Mexico border with Steve Bannon, is facing a new... Read more ...

A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to...

A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to decide how long Trump should be banned because it lacks an evenly distributed rule system - 'This was a decision about Facebook'

Summary List Placement A member of Facebook's Oversight Board said its decision not to rule on how long former President Donald Trump should stay suspended had more to do with... Read more ...

DeSantis gives Fox 'exclusive' of him signing election bill

DeSantis gives Fox 'exclusive' of him signing election bill

TALLAHASSEE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, continuing his ongoing feud with most of the “corporate media,” on Thursday signed into law a contentious election bill during an event... Read more ...

‘He was packing up his hangar': Jenner says wealthy Californians are moving...

‘He was packing up his hangar': Jenner says wealthy Californians are moving to avoid the homeless

Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican candidate for California governor, lamented on Wednesday that her wealthy friends were leaving the state in droves, recounting the story of one man... Read more ...

Boris Johnson has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power...

Boris Johnson has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power to island in Brexit fishing protest

Summary List Placement Two British gunboats dispatched by Boris Johnson to Jersey have arrived after around 80 French boats gathered there to demand greater access to the... Read more ...

A supportive wife's detailed Facebook posts led investigators directly to...

A supportive wife's detailed Facebook posts led investigators directly to one alleged Capitol riot attendee

Summary List Placement A Pennsylvania man was arrested and charged Tuesday over his participation in the January 6 Capitol attack after investigators used screenshots of his... Read more ...

Moderna booster shots effective against Covid variants in early study

Moderna booster shots effective against Covid variants in early study

A single dose of Moderna's original Covid-19 vaccine and a booster shot that targets key virus variants both show promising signals that they can protect previously vaccinated... Read more ...

Biden To Support Waiving Patents For COVID-19 Vaccines

Biden To Support Waiving Patents For COVID-19 Vaccines

As vaccination rates increase in the U.S., developing nations - which have sought the patent waiver for months - are facing massive coronavirus outbreaks. Read more ...

Biden team says it supports waiving patent protections on Covid-19 vaccines

Biden team says it supports waiving patent protections on Covid-19 vaccines

The United States said on Wednesday that it backs waiving patent and other intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines to help expand production of the life-saving... Read more ...