Blog: California Lawmakers Reach Deal On How To Spend Tobacco Tax Money – Capital Public Radio News

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June 12, 7:19 p.m.: Democratic lawmakers have reached a deal with California Governor Jerry Brown over how to spend more than a billion dollars in Proposition 56 tobacco tax revenue.A little less than half of that money would go toward increasing Medi-Cal reimbursement rates for doctors and dentists, which health advocates say have been far too low.Anthony Wright with the …

Blog: California Budget Deal Emerges Despite Lack Of Formal Announcement – Capital Public Radio News

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June 13, 5:58 p.m.: There’s still no formal declaration of a California budget deal at the state Capitol – though that’s expected as soon as Tuesday morning. But the contents of the agreement have nearly all been made public. The spending plan would increase money for K-12 schools, community colleges and the CSU system. But in an unprecedented move, the Legislature …

Blog: New Marijuana Rules Included In Budget Deal – Jefferson Public Radio

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melfoody / Flickr Tweets by @adlerben June 13, 5:58 p.m.: There’s still no formal declaration of a California budget deal at the state Capitol – though that’s expected as soon as Tuesday morning. But the contents of the agreement have nearly all been made public. The spending plan would increase money for K-12 schools, community colleges and the CSU system. But …

Master Extractor / Chemist – Ganjapreneur

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Se7enLeaf is in the process of becoming one of the first fully licensed cannabis manufacturers and processers with a comprehensive facility in Orange County, CA. Se7enLeaf is looking for a Master Extractor with a chemistry background and several years of experience in the cannabis space. The ideal candidate will have the following: -Experience extracting with volatile compounds, such as propane, …

Judge Curiel gets another tough one – San Diego Reader

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On Friday, June 9, another possibly controversial lawsuit landed in the lap of federal Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel, who made headlines for his handling of the Trump University case, which ended with President Trump agreeing to pay the plaintiffs $25 million. This case, the Razooky Family Trust vs. Oklevueha Native Indian Church of Sacramental Healing, Inc., was moved Friday from …

Why challenge of Fontana's marijuana cultivation regulation is appropriate – Press-Enterprise

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Earlier this year, the Fontana City Council set out to become the most restrictive city with regard to personal cultivation of marijuana. Under Proposition 64, adults aged 21 or older are free to grow up to six marijuana plants in their own home for personal use. Through the initiative, local governments are allowed to reasonably regulate such personal cultivation or …

Sale of High Times offers opportunity for more ambitious journalism – Columbia Journalism Review

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A display of High Times magazine covers during the High Times Cannabis Cup at Denver Mart in Denver, Colorado on April 20, 2014. (Photo by Seth McConnell/The Denver Post)As the biggest shift in marijuana policy in a generation continues its steady roll-out, the 43-year-old magazine best known for its unabashedly pro-drug coverage is seeing a change in ownership that could …

Sale of High Times offers opportunity for more ambitious journalism … – Columbia Journalism Review

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A display of High Times magazine covers during the High Times Cannabis Cup at Denver Mart in Denver, Colorado on April 20, 2014. (Photo by Seth McConnell/The Denver Post)As the biggest shift in marijuana policy in a generation continues its steady roll-out, the 43-year-old magazine best known for its unabashedly pro-drug coverage is seeing a change in ownership that could …

Medical marijuana cardholders grow new businesses – Kdminer

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PHOENIX – Marijuana businesses are growing in Arizona. The medical marijuana industry has seen growth each year since voters approved the legalization of medical marijuana six years ago. Ninety medical marijuana dispensaries were open in Arizona in 2015, compared to three years ago when only three dispensaries were open, according to data from the Arizona Department of Health Services. The …

Sunburn for 6.8.17 – Split-screen madness; Med. marijuana in play; Rick Scott to DC; Blockbuster ACLU report; Gator … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. What time is too early to make popcorn? As fascinating as Florida politics is, even in what is supposed to be the slow time of late spring, it will be difficult for aficianados not to keep one …

Sunburn for 6.8.17 – Split-screen madness; Med. marijuana in play; Rick Scott to DC; Blockbuster ACLU report; Gator … – Florida Politics (blog)

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Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. What time is too early to make popcorn? As fascinating as Florida politics is, even in what is supposed to be the slow time of late spring, it will be difficult for aficianados not to keep one …

Is your teen smoking weed? How to talk about legal marijuana. – OCRegister

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Since Californians voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana last November, many parents and educators have been wondering how to talk with teens about drug use and prevent abuse now that voters have given lighting up a green light. Proposition 64, also called the California Marijuana Legalization Initiative, is creating a cloud of questions for parents and confusion for teens who …

Is your teen smoking weed? How to talk about legal marijuana … – OCRegister

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Since Californians voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana last November, many parents and educators have been wondering how to talk with teens about drug use and prevent abuse now that voters have given lighting up a green light. Proposition 64, also called the California Marijuana Legalization Initiative, is creating a cloud of questions for parents and confusion for teens who …

Prop 64 Starts Rolling Recreationally – WeedReader

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Prop 64 is getting recreational weed rolling. Also known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), Prop 64 passed with a wide, 57-43% margin in November 2016. There were nearly 8 million people who voted to legalize marijuana but there were still close to six million voters who liked the status quo. A big part of the broad support …