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Virginia governor signs bill legalizing marijuana possession starting this summer

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday signed a bill legalizing simple possession of marijuana beginning this summer, making it the first Southern state to do so and accelerating a revamp of cannabis laws that have disproportionately jailed Americans of color for nonviolent offenses. The bill, signed a day after April 20 — marijuana’s unofficial holiday…MORE

Minneapolis police still use force on Black people at disproportionate rate

Minneapolis police still use force on Black people at disproportionate rate

In the months after George Floyd’s death, Minneapolis Police Department officers reported using force on far fewer people — but then use of force spiked late last year, a CNN analysis of department data found. And after Floyd’s death, Black people are still subject to use of force by Minneapolis officers at a highly disproportionate…MORE

Andrew Giuliani to meet with Trump as he preps NY gubernatorial bid

Andrew Giuliani to meet with Trump as he preps NY gubernatorial bid

Andrew Giuliani, the son of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and a former public liaison official inside the Trump White House, will meet with the former President at Mar-a-Lago next week as he finalizes his plans to launch a campaign for New York governor. “I will be down there next week for a…MORE

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