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Arizona Legalizes Recreational Cannabis | Special

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This week, Arizona voters approved an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in that state. Hosts Andy Lyman and Megan Kamerick talk to Arizona Republic reporter Andrew Oxford about what that initiative entailed and what impacts it may have on New Mexico’s push to also legalize recreational cannabis in the upcoming 60-day session.   Episode Music:…

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Covering COVID-19 in Arizona

Aerial view of downtown Phoenix, with superimposed text "THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC".

June 26, 2020 – As part of our series of conversations with journalists about their coverage of the novel coronavirus and its impact on their communities, correspondent Laura Paskus checks in with Andrew Oxford of The Arizona Republic. Unlike New Mexico – where Oxford formerly worked – Arizona did not mandate masks early and quickly…

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