marijuana legalization

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Jun 29, 2016
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Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

944 Lost Guns // Mercury News

"Nine-hundred and forty-four guns. From Glocks, Sig Sauers and Remingtons to sniper and assault rifles… 

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More states seeking legalization … Montana court guts medical marijuana … Swarms of workers want jobs in California’s “green rush” … Painkiller deaths drop in legal states … Analysis, opinion, profiles, and more…

Daily news roundup for Monday, November 16, 2015

Nov 16, 2015
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France bombs Islamic State HQ, hunts attacker who got away // SFGATE

"France launched massive air strikes against the Islamic State in Syria Sunday night, destroying a jihadi training camp where Iraqi intelligence officials say the Paris attacks were planned."

Daily News roundup for Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Jul 22, 2015
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Supes move forward with jail that we might not need // 48 Hills

"The San Francisco supervisors today moved forward a proposal for a new $240 million county jail – although it’s not clear yet what the project will actually look like or whether the city needs it.

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Medical marijuana is legal in California. Medical marijuana is not legal in California. Both statements are sort of true; while pot shops are allowed statewide, cities still have the right to ban them. In fact, 200 cities already do. That’s left patients on their own to navigate through California’s conflicting and chaotic marijuana laws.

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House of Representatives votes to block funds for dispensary raids…  Statewide regulation bills meet opposite fates in California… Legalization news from Minnesota, Nevada, Kentucky… Former premier of Canadian province joins cannabis firm… Do you know the “Weed Fairy”?...  and more.

LEGALIZATION

City Visions explores the policy conflicts facing the marijuana legalization movement in California. Do the recent ballot victories in Colorado and Washington provide new momentum for cannabis legalization in the Golden State? Or will enforcement of federal law by the Department of Justice prevent California from forging its own vision for the use and sale of marijuana?  Host Victoria Thorp discusses these questions and more with guests Dr. Robert MacCoun, Professor of Public Policy and Law, UC Berkeley, Beau Kilmer, Senior Policy Analyst at the RAND Institute's Drug Policy Research Center, and Dale Gieringer, Director of Cal NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws).

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