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PART I: Cannabis Courts the Grand Old Party

The cannabis debate in Congress is being reshaped along GOP-friendly lines.

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Cannabis Goes To Washington

A burgeoning industry is using its money to influence politics, and finding new GOP allies in the process. But there may be a price.

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When Oregon Blew It

Weak cannabis regulation helped create a boom, and as it recedes the high costs are becoming clear.

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The Prisoners Left Behind

How Barack Obama’s clemency operation failed thousands of drug offenders, some serving long sentences for cannabis crimes, and left them at the mercy of Donald Trump’s whims.

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In Public Housing, a Cannabis Catch-22

Some federally subsidized tenants are forced to choose between their medicine and their home