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10:59am

Fri June 13, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 06.13.14

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Jamaica & Mexico consider legalization… DEA threatens doctors in Massachusetts… Business certification program begins… “High Maintenance” Internet series praised… and more.

LEGALIZATION

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6:02pm

Wed May 28, 2014
Politics

Jeff Adachi - California's only elected public defender

San Francisco is the only city in California where the voters choose their public defender. Since 2002,  the city has elected Jeff Adachi. He comes from a long line of public defenders who have been fighting to give equal representation to those caught up in the criminal justice system. Every year his office takes on more than twenty five thousand clients who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford a lawyer.

“San Francisco is the most progressive, pro union, lefty - and I'd probably be the poster boy for that in many ways.”

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12:00am

Wed May 21, 2014
Cops & Courts

Your Call: How is the public defense system working?

  

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