In this Tuesday, April 20, 2021, file photo, a man wearing a cannabis costume hands out marijuana cigarettes in New York during a "Joints for Jabs" event, where adults who showed their COVID-19 vaccination cards received a free joint. Free beer, pot and doughnuts. Savings bonds. A raffle ticket for a snowmobile. Places around the U.S. are offering incentives to try to energize the nation?s slowing vaccination drive and get reluctant Americans to roll up their sleeves. (Mark Lennihan/AP)
State and local leaders around the U.S. are hoping freebies and other incentives can boost vaccination rates as demand for a coronavirus shot slows.
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Polls show a strong majority of those who are refusing the vaccine already feel safe interacting without masks. And there's going to be little to stop them from doing so now.
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