Good News Headlines 1/23/18

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In Rebuff To Sessions, Federal Marijuana Justice Act Filed In House

by Phillip Smith, AlterNet

This is not just any marijuana legalization bill. Their Marijuana Justice Act would help correct decades of injustice surrounding the discriminatory enforcement of marijuana criminalization laws in the United States… Read More



Digital Art Installation Brings Brazil’s Street Art To Boston’s Walls

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

This month, taking a stroll on the Rose Kennedy Greenway could transport you to the streets of São Paulo… Read More



‘Trash Girl’ Won’t Back Down: Despite Bullies, 12-year-old Keeps Up Anti-Litter Fight

by Sami Grover, Treehugger

Nadia Sparkes picks trash on her way to and from school. And she's not going to let anyone stop her… Read More



Hope Rises For Critically Endangered Monkey Thanks To Conservation Efforts

by Melissa Breyer, Treehugger

The Myanmar snub-nosed monkey may survive because of work by communities, NGOs and the Myanmar and Chinese governments… Read More



U.K. Appoints A Minister For Loneliness

by Ceylan Yeginsu, The New York Times

In parallel, the Office for National Statistics would help to establish a method of measuring loneliness, and a fund would be set up to help the government and charities to develop a wider strategy to identify opportunities to tackle the problem… Read More



Norway To Shut Down All Mink And Fox Fur Factories By 2025

by Christianna Silva, Newsweek

The ban, which will go into full effect once the farms are shut down in 2025, is the result of strong anti-fur campaigns across the country… Read More


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