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.
Story #1: Shadow Economy Has (Positive, Yet) Hidden Impact On Crime
‘Revisiting the Relationship Between the Economy and Crime: The Role of the Shadow Economy’
Story #2: New Orleans Cancels Secret Pre-Crime Police Program After Media Exposure
Story #3: US Senate Votes to Legalize Hemp After 80 Years of Prohibition
Texas GOP Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization
Canada's House of Commons Votes to Legalise Recreational Cannabis