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9:51am

Fri March 21, 2014
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: 03.21.14

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E-cigarettes to be regulated like tobacco in San Francisco… Green light on federal study called “great day”… Help the Forest Service clean up illegal grow sites… and more.

LEGALIZATION

Alabama Legislature unanimously approves CBD bill // Reuters

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2:24pm

Mon November 4, 2013
Politics

San Francisco’s Proposition B takes its role in affordable housing debate

A model of the proposed 8 Washington Parks, Public Access and Housing District.
Liz Pfeffer

Once blighted and clogged with cars, the Embarcadero is now a promenade of upscale restaurants, farmers markets, and a walkable Bay Trail. As development all over San Francisco barrels forward, residents are being asked to decide what they envision for the future of the city’s frontage.

Tomorrow, San Francisco voters will cast ballots for or against a controversial luxury condo development across from Pier 3. The long-disputed 8 Washington project would bring multimillion-dollar housing to a 3.2-acre lot on the city’s waterfront.

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11:52am

Fri October 18, 2013
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: October 18, 2013

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Supreme Court rejects appeal to reclassify cannabis… Governor Brown vetoes drug sentencing bill… Lt. Governor Newsom heads ACLU legalization panel… Safety warnings… Dalai Lama warns against “crazy mind”… and more.

LEGISLATION & LEGALIZATION

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4:19pm

Thu April 18, 2013
Arts & Culture

Cannabis News Roundup: April 19, 2013

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“Governor Gavin” calls for end to Drug War… News from Washington… Happy 4/20… and more!

(CA Dem.Conv.) // “Governor Gavin” Newsom outlined some of his accomplishments last weekend while he was at the helm of the California ship of state, filling in while Governor Jerry Brown was in China. He jokes that his gubernatorial library is being built in the back of a cannabis dispensary in San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury.

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8:49am

Thu February 14, 2013
Out in the Bay - 2/14, 7pm

Valentine's Day Anniversary: A 55-year love story

Long-time lesbian activists Phyllis Lyon and the late Del Martin were together 55 years before they could legally wed.

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