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Jeff Smith

Jeff is an award-winning business journalist who has worked as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers in Colorado, Maine, New Mexico and Alabama. He also has worked as a journalist overseas in Asia and West Africa. His stories have appeared in National Geographic online and The New York Times, among other publications.

Articles by Jeff Smith :

Several states to weigh adult-use marijuana on election day

Voters will decide whether to legalize commercial sales of adult-use marijuana in as many as five states during the November midterm elections.

State lawmakers in Maryland referred a recreational marijuana legalization referendum to voters, who will decide the issue on the Nov. 8 ballot.

Key senator open to compromise, hopeful of some US marijuana reform

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker said this week he would support cannabis banking reform separate from a comprehensive federal legalization bill as long as the banking measure includes a “restorative justice” piece to give relief to those convicted of nonviolent marijuana offenses.

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