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Amber Miller

 

California is becoming the largest legal marijuana market in the nation. It’s estimated that the industry will bring in more than $1 billion in taxes every year.

Your Call: Is your city ready for legalized pot?

Dec 5, 2017
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California voters legalized the recreational use and sale of marijuana on a statewide basis. The law is set to go into effect on January 1. The roll out will depend on decisions made at the local level. The prospects for legal cannabis could look very different in Berkeley, San Francisco, and San Jose. What are the major differences? How do you want marijuana to be sold and marketed where you live? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Renee Kemp, and you.

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Courtesy of 4&20 Blackbirds

 

African Americans are disproportionately incarcerated for marijuana charges. That’s true nationwide, and in Oakland, too.

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.