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Housing Authority's Pot Ban Means No Legal Cannabis For The Poor

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Despite legal marijuana coming to Illinois, those in public housing are being left behind. While marijuana arrests are certainly down in Chicago, questions have arisen about whether a new ban on using soon-to-be legal marijuana in public housing ends up being a continuation of old drug war policies in the communities already hit the hardest. In the beginning of November, The Chicago Housing Authority sent out a letter to 60,000 tenants. The Chicago Sun-Times reported in that letter the CHA let...

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