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Published: Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:12:09 -0700

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US CA: Former Kern Co. Sheriff's Deputies Avoid Prison For Selling

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 08 Aug 2017 - SEIZED IN DRUG RAIDS Two former Kern County Sheriff's deputies avoided prison time Monday for stealing and selling marijuana that was seized during drug busts. Logan August and Derrick Penney were sentenced Monday to three years' probation for the charge of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute marijuana, according to the U.S. attorney office in Fresno.



US CA: OPED: Race Case For Reefer Reparations

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

NOW Magazine, 03 Aug 2017 - Time to redress the harm done to thousands of Black youth who have life-limiting criminal records because of pot The war on drugs has had a devastating and disproportionate effect on racialized groups, particularly young Black men.



US CA: Editorial: L.A. Voters Want To Legalize Marijuana, So Why

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 22 Jul 2017 - IT? Los Angeles voters want to legalize marijuana, and they don't seem particularly concerned that it remains illegal under federal law. In November nearly two out of three voters in the city of L.A. supported Proposition 64, a statewide initiative to let adults grow, buy and use recreational marijuana. A few months later, voters overwhelmingly backed Measure M to create a city permitting system for marijuana businesses.



US CA: California Is Working To Avoid A Shortage Of Legalized

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 19 Jul 2017 - California hopes to avoid the same shortage of legalized marijuana that now faces Nevada when sales begin here in January. (File photo | Los Angeles Times) With Nevada suffering a shortage of legalized marijuana, California's state pot czar said Wednesday that efforts are being made in her state to make sure sufficient licenses go to farmers, testers and distributors to supply retailers.



US CA: California Pot Czar Expects Lag Time For Testing Newly Legal

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 19 Jun 2017 - The state has put out new rules for testing marijuana planned for medical use. With businesses expected to get state licenses in January to sell marijuana in California, the top regulator said Thursday that they will be given up to six months to comply with a requirement the pot be thoroughly tested by a licensed laboratory.



US CA: Oped: A 1930s California Story Shows Why The War On Drugs Is A

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 16 Jun 2017 - In the early 1930s, the federal government cracked down on California's legal drug programs, leading to numerous arrests. Above, a California jail in 1930, occupying the third floor of Ventura City Hall. In the early 1930s, the federal government cracked down on California's legal drug programs, leading to numerous arrests. Above, a California jail in 1930, occupying the third floor of Ventura City Hall. (Los Angeles Times)