Lobby for change – Sacramento News & Review

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Ngaio Bealum is a Sacramento comedian, activist and marijuana expert. Email him questions at ask420@newsreview.com. Advertisement Hey, what’s all this I hear about a “lobby day”? How does it work? —Pop U. Lai Lobby days are hella fun. What happens is: A bunch of citizens show up in Sacramento to talk to their elected representatives about a particular subject. This …

California's legal pot law helps reduce, erase convictions – Sacramento Bee

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Jay Schlauch’s conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century. The felony prevented him from landing jobs, gave his wife doubts about tying the knot and cast a shadow over his typically sunny outlook on life. So when an opportunity arose to reduce his record to a misdemeanor under California’s voter-approved law that legalized recreational marijuana last …

Medical Marijuana for Pets – fox15abilene.com

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SACRAMENTO – Wiggles is one happy dog. The six-year-old pup is active and loves to run and play at the dog park. But three years ago, his owner Becky Davies, thought those days were over. “Well, when he was about three-years-old, I noticed he was in a lot of pain. He would wake up in the middle of the night …

California takes right steps in crafting state's marijuana regulations – Sacramento Bee

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When Proposition 64 passed last November by the largest margin of any marijuana legalization ballot measure in history, it represented a resounding message from more than 8 million California voters to federal, state and local policymakers. Specifically, America’s war on marijuana has been an abject, expensive failure, and it’s time for a smarter approach that stopped the criminalization of responsible …

Dank waters – Sacramento News & Review

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Ngaio Bealum is a Sacramento comedian, activist and marijuana expert. Email him questions at ask420@newsreview.com. Advertisement What’s the best weed to pair with La Croix? —Mitt Gass Finally. A heavy-hitting, world-shaking question that demands answers. I am glad you asked. Pairing cannabis with other food items is just now becoming a thing, and I am here for it. There are …

Maryland medical marijuana commission to meet – Sacramento Bee

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The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission is scheduled to meet. The panel is meeting Wednesday in La Plata. The agenda includes a review of investigations into 15 companies that have received preliminary approval to be licensed to grow medical marijuana in the state. A company that wasn’t named as a finalist is seeking an emergency motion in court to block the …

Kamala Harris to Trump: Leave grandma's marijuana alone – Sacramento Bee

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Sen. Kamala Harris of California used the year’s first big 2020 presidential spotlight Tuesday to rail against Trump administration drug policies and call for easing laws governing marijuana. “Let me tell you what California needs, Jeff Sessions. We need support in dealing with transnational criminal organizations and dealing with human trafficking – not in going after grandma’s medicinal marijuana,” she …

Sacramento's billion-dollar budget: Four things you need to know – Sacramento Bee

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Sacramento’s budget will be nearly $1 billion for the first time next fiscal year, according to the recently released proposal. What will that 10-figure spend mean for city residents? Here are four things you should know: 1. Millions in marijuana money likely will be used to pay for pensions. The city long has been looking to pot as a major …

Sacramento's new 'pot boss' working on permits for marijuana delivery services – ABC10

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. (Photo: KING 5 News) Sacramento’s new pot boss is hoping to develop a permit to legalize marijuana delivery services. According to websites and city officials, there are 180 marijuana delivery services. They’re all illegal. Joe Devlin with the Dity of Sacramento is the city’s first marijuana boss. Among a lot of tasks he’s working on, one of them is …

Sacramento's new 'pot boss' working on permits for marijuana … – ABC10

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. (Photo: KING 5 News) Sacramento’s new pot boss is working on a permit to legalize marijuana delivery services. According to websites and city officials, there are 180 marijuana delivery services. They’re all illegal. “There are no permitted delivery services in the city of Sacramento,” said Joe Devlin, chief of cannbis policy and enforcement with the city of Sacramento.  Devlin …

Joint's end – Sacramento News & Review

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Ngaio Bealum is a Sacramento comedian, activist and marijuana expert. Email him questions at ask420@newsreview.com. Advertisement I’ve been smoking weed for 50 years and this has never happened to me before: I can’t get high. Starting last summer, I noticed I wasn’t getting off like I used to, and now I’m vaping a gram every two or three days and …

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Ngaio Bealum is a Sacramento comedian, activist and marijuana expert. Email him questions at ask420@newsreview.com. Advertisement I’ve been smoking weed for 50 years and this has never happened to me before: I can’t get high. Starting last summer, I noticed I wasn’t getting off like I used to, and now I’m vaping a gram every two or three days and …

Police In California Are Scrambling To Detect Drugged Driving – CBS Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO (AP) – Joseph Brenan, a 40-year-old father of four, was changing a flat tire along Interstate 80 near Sacramento when he was struck and killed by a passing motorist who had drifted onto the shoulder of the highway. The California Highway Patrol arrested Brandon Rotolo, 24, on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana and vehicular manslaughter. Last …