Black Minnesotans are nearly five times as likely to be arrested on marijuana charges as white ones, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. It’s a disparity that has persisted for years, despite data showing that Black and white residents use cannabis at similar rates.
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- Green Dragon Adds Six Medical Cannabis Dispensaries in Florida, and Launches Vapes and Concentratesby Business WireGreen Dragon, a multi-state cannabis operator and subsidiary of Eaze Technologies Inc., has announced the opening of new Florida medical cannabis dispensaries in Fort Pierce, Orange Park, Pensacola, Palatka and Tallahassee.
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