Wed February 19, 2014

Oakland seeks to tighten rent control rules

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From our partners at the East Bay Express.
Source: Eastbayexpress · Via: Jean Tepperman
If you are a tenant in a rent-controlled unit in Oakland, city law prohibits your landlord from raising your rent by more than the increase in cost of living each year. But there are loopholes in this law.


Tue February 18, 2014

Will Durst: Green rush munchies

Hey guys,

Will Durst here with a shout-out to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder for suggesting the feds might finally try to help out states that legalize pot by allowing their dispensaries to use banking services. Way to go Super AG. That's so bitchingly righteous of you.

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Mon February 17, 2014

Today on Your Call: How is the president using his executive power?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have conversation with Bruce Ackerman, a prominent constitutional scholar and the author of  “We the People: the Civil Rights Revolution.” He says President Obama has forgotten the Constitution in formulating his policy on the NSA and that this is a good time to consider serious reform. So how does president Obama differ from his processors? And based on the US constitution, what powers does the president hold? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar.


Bruce Ackerman,  Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale

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Fri February 14, 2014

Cannabis News Roundup: February 14, 2014

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Obama gets pro & con letters on his cannabis statements… This is Ganja Yoga… Why dabbing is so popular… and more.


18 members of Congress ask President to reclassify marijuana // Congressman Earl Blumenauer

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Fri February 14, 2014