#GoodNewsNextWeek: Shadow Econ, Pre-Crime Cancel, Hemp Victory (Audio)


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#GoodNewsNextWeek: Shadow Econ, Pre-Crime Cancel, Hemp Victory (Audio)This week on #GoodNewsNextWeek: The shadow economy keeps crime down; Pushing back on the police state in the Big Easy; And after 80 years, US Congress critters work on undoing hemp prohibition.

Notes/Links:

Story #1: Shadow Economy Has (Positive, Yet) Hidden Impact On Crime
https://twitter.com/nolagoat/status/969535422874509314

‘Revisiting the Relationship Between the Economy and Crime: The Role of the Shadow Economy’
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07418825.2018.1424230

Story #2: New Orleans Cancels Secret Pre-Crime Police Program After Media Exposure
https://steemit.com/news/@activistpost/new-orleans-cancels-secret-pre-crime-police-program-after-media-exposure

Story #3: US Senate Votes to Legalize Hemp After 80 Years of Prohibition
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1013268186173722624

Texas GOP Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization
https://twitter.com/reason/status/1008772843864145920

Canada's House of Commons Votes to Legalise Recreational Cannabis
https://twitter.com/IndyWorld/status/1008811380055707649