Editor’s note: This is one in a series of articles on the legalization of marijuana, produced in partnership with the 2015 Carnegie-Knight News21 national student reporting project. PORTLAND, Ore. — Jon Tester and Jeff Myers come dressed to work each day in newsboy caps, round-rimmed glasses and suspenders — plus a bowtie for Tester and a […]

  • Kathryn Boyd-Batstone, News21, Nick Swyter, News21
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Many Southern states have a long and failed history with medical marijuana, mired deep in forgotten statutes and a lost generation of patients.

Though medical marijuana is legal in Hawaii, most patients still have to break the law in order to get it.

  • Anne M. Shearer, News21, Katie Campbell, News21, Rilwan Balogun, News21, Matias Ocner, News21
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  • Hawaii, Marijuana
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Since 2014, 17 states have legalized the use of marijuana-derived cannabidiol (CBD) in children. But the process is neither uniform nor simple.

  • Lex Talamo, News21, Nick Swyter, News21, Calah Kelley, News21
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  • Drugs, Marijuana
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The direction – and destination – of marijuana in Montana hangs in an uneasy balance.

State lawmakers are calling on the federal government to change its drug laws to let states experiment with marijuana and hemp policy.

States passed more immigration laws in the first half of the year than in the same period of any year since 2011.

Each state's minimum wage is only as good as what it can buy.

The state is trying to balance its unique cannabis culture with new marijuana rules.

The gap between the benefits promised and funding available to state retirement systems rose by about 6 percent.

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