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Editorial: Medical marijuana use should not impact housing assistance decisions

Individuals applying for Section 8 housing can be denied on the basis of medical marijuana usage.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 12, 2020

The fact that an individual can be denied housing when they would otherwise be eligible is ridiculous, and the use of medical marijuana should not be considered when determining if a person qualifies for Section 8 housing.

Pittsburgh dodged a bullet with Amazon HQ2

Pittsburgh dodged a bullet with Amazon HQ2

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Columnist

November 27, 2018

The deals offered to Amazon in both New York and Virginia could spell disaster to some of the residents in Long Island City and Arlington — and in some cases it already has.

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