San Jose

12:39pm

Mon October 13, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Who’s ready to drink recycled water?

Silicon Valley Advanced Purification Center plant operator Kristopher Filice shows a cross-section of one kind of filter used in the plant.
Audrey DIlling

Bay Area homes, businesses, and factories send about 550 million gallons of wastewater to treatment plants every day. That’s enough water to fill 750 Olympic-sized swimming pools. Just six percent of this water gets re-used for agricultural, industrial, and other non-potable purposes – meaning nobody drinks it. The rest gets discharged back into the Bay.

Read more

6:06pm

Thu September 11, 2014

11:25am

Fri July 25, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Cannabis News Roundup: 07.25.14

M.W. Benutzer

Senators propose bypass for medical marijuana states… Changes in federal drug sentencing proposed… San Jose’s zoning ordinance stands… Brownies OK; lollipops not… WHO backs decriminalization of personal use… and more.

LEGALIZATION

Read more

10:13am

Thu July 17, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: 07.17.14

M.W. Benutzer

Free pot for petition signers…  US House says banks should be able to work with dispensaries… Events canceled... Gambling and cannabis don’t mix in Nevada… and more

LEGALIZATION

San Jose advocates giving away grass to petition signers // SF Weekly      Give-away is an attempt to qualify a referendum on the ballot that would overturn strict zoning regulations for dispensaries.

Read more

9:43am

Fri July 11, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 07.11.14

M.W. Benutzer

LEGALIZATION

And then there were 23: New York State passes medical cannabis law // State Senate of N.Y.      Governor Cuomo was introduced at the signing by a ten-year-old epilepsy patient. The new law won’t go into effect until late next year. Only non-smokeable marijuana is approved.

Read more

Pages