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Despite revenue incentive, most cities not embracing legal pot sales

Six-plus months into the beginning of California’s experiment with legal recreational marijuana, a review of Proposition 64’s effects shows a mixed and complicated record. Here’s a look at four broad categories: Availability of legal pot stores: Even though local governments

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With legal pot near, state looks to Trump administration for help on access to banks

With the legal sale of recreational marijuana a week away, local governments across California have adopted policies on where and when permitted legal sellers can operate, following the ground rules set up by Proposition 64 – the November 2016 state ballot

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Federal uncertainty, local opposition hang over Proposition 64

Proposition 64’s easy passage Nov. 8 was assured in part by promises to voters that the state government was up to the challenge of regulating and overseeing marijuana’s legalization in California. But three months since Prop. 64’s landslide victory, critics

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New era of marijuana dawns in California, nationwide

  Californians have gone down in history as leading a nationwide charge to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. “Voters on Tuesday approved Proposition 64, making California the most populous state in the nation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana,”

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Nancy Pelosi will vote for legal pot

  Although former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, waited until the last minute, she sent an unequivocal message to voters and fellow Democrats: It’s okay to mainstream weed.  On Friday, Pelosi revealed “she plans to vote for California’s Proposition 64,

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California voters poised to legalize marijuana

  Despite a mixed bag of support for the many propositions on California’s voluminous ballot, legalized recreational in-state marijuana use appears to be headed from far-off dream to dawning reality.  “Last month, the two most prestigious California public opinion outfits

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – September 12

What happened to CA oil exploration? Did governor’s veto threat sink CPUC reform? Out-of-state financial support for pot legalization causing controversy Darrell Issa and Loretta Sanchez make strange bedfellows Anti-Vax doctor under fire Good morning. Hopefully everyone enjoyed the return of NFL

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – August 9

Recreational pot in trouble? Promised parks never built Bullet train project over budget Pension payouts Groups back out of housing talks  Good morning and happy Tuesday. Today we have lots of interesting bits of news, including about how there are

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CA pot push may hit Colorado road bump

On social media, at least, the assumption is strong that come November, California is going to be the latest and by far the biggest state in America to allow recreational adult marijuana use. Advocates of Proposition 64, the California Marijuana Legalization

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