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Marijuana Sales Fund Antiviolence Programs In Chicago For Summer

CBS Chicago

Marijuana sales are helping fund nearly two dozen antiviolence programs in Chicago this summer.

Twenty-one groups have received a total of $3.5 million.

The money will be used by these groups to offer safe spaces and positive outlets for kids.

Keep Loving Each Other, which includes the After School Matters Program, received $300,000. Boxing Out Negativity in North Lawndale received $194,000. And the South Shore Drill Team and Performing Arts Ensemble received $71,000.

This article originally appeared on CBS Chicago.

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