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Fri January 3, 2014
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Cannabis News Roundup: January 3, 2014

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CA A.G. thinks legalization could save millions, while producing millions… Colorado’s recreational launch a success… Protect your pets… Reader’s Digest lists pot as a reason 2014 will be a good year… and more.


Marijuana legalization could save California millions while bringing in millions in taxes // State Attorney General

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Wed October 30, 2013

Talks continue between AC Transit, union after Governor Brown stops strike with cooling-off period

People boarding an AC Transit bus during the October BART strike
Isabel Angell

Talks between Bay Area bus agency AC Transit and the union that represents its drivers and dispatchers are continuing after California governor Jerry Brown stopped halted a strike last week with a 60-day cooling-off period. ATU Local 192 had been threatening a strike that would shut down bus lines across the East Bay from Richmond to Fremont.

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Wed August 7, 2013


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Fri August 10, 2012

Ask a Latvian: What's the solution to California's budget crisis?

California's state employees received their first “furlough-affected” paycheck, this month, and it provided more than its share of controversy. Many unionized workers have called for layoffs, rather than forced days off, to help balance the state's budget. But Governor Jerry Brown's solution – and suggestion to possibly implement a four-day workweek – is not unheard of. At least in Eastern Europe. In 2009, similar measures were introduced by many state institutions in Latvia.

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