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Martin Kaste - NPR
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Black market cannabis thrives in California despite legalization

Marijuana legalization was expected to bring the industry out of the shadows. But in some states, the black market is alive and well.
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A new coronavirus variant leads to global concern, travel bans and market jitters

Stock markets around the world tumbled on Friday after scientists in South Africa identified a new, fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus. While it's too soon to tell exactly how the variant functions, virologists are rushing to learn more.