Cops & Courts http://kalw.org en Cannabis News Roundup: 07.17.14 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-071714 <p><strong><em>Free pot for petition signers… &nbsp;US House says banks should be able to work with dispensaries… Events canceled... Gambling and cannabis don’t mix in Nevada… and more</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>LEGALIZATION</em></strong></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:13:30 +0000 Steven Short 46717 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: 07.17.14 Youth Radio reports on children and mental illness http://kalw.org/post/youth-radio-reports-children-and-mental-illness <p></p><p>For children in California, the Office of Health Planning reports that mental diseases and disorders are the largest cause of hospitalization for kids. &nbsp;Last week, New America Media held a community forum for advocates, clinicians, health-care providers, youth and media in San Francisco to address youth depression -- and how storytelling can help with feelings of isolation.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:23:09 +0000 Rafael John 46688 at http://kalw.org Youth Radio reports on children and mental illness Kids of incarcerated parents speak out http://kalw.org/post/kids-incarcerated-parents-speak-out <p>More than 2 million children across the country have at least one parent behind bars. Sixteen-year-old Kmani Baxter is one of them.</p><p>“It didn’t dawn on me that it had been 13 years since I seen him,” says Baxter. “I ain’t hug my dad since I was three or four. I haven’t touched my dad since I was four years old.”</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:22:05 +0000 Kyung Jin Lee 46690 at http://kalw.org Kids of incarcerated parents speak out Interview with Nell Bernstein about the problems with juvenile prison http://kalw.org/post/interview-nell-bernstein-about-problems-juvenile-prison <p>Nell Bernstein is the coordinator of the San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership and &nbsp;the author of Burning Down the House: The end of Juvenile Prison.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 02:00:00 +0000 Holly Kernan 46691 at http://kalw.org Interview with Nell Bernstein about the problems with juvenile prison The Spot 7.10.14 Jailhouse Lawyers + Stiletto Heels http://kalw.org/post/spot-71014-jailhouse-lawyers-stiletto-heels <p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-88cbe8da-36d0-ba8e-c5dd-aadcc11312d3" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"><em><strong>Life of the Law</strong></em>: <strong><a href="https://soundcloud.com/lifeofthelaw/ep37-jailhouse-lawyers">“Jailhouse Lawyers”</a></strong>&nbsp; </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:45:22 +0000 Matt Martin 46560 at http://kalw.org The Spot 7.10.14 Jailhouse Lawyers + Stiletto Heels