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Los Angeles Uses Tech to Wipe Out 66,000 Old Pot Convictions

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County prosecutors are joining other district attorneys to use technology to wipe out or reduce as many as 66,000 old marijuana convictions years after California voters broadly legalized the drug. “The dismissal of tens of thousan...

Mayor Brand Vetoes Cannabis Business Regulations

Mayor Lee Brand vetoed the Fresno City Council's plan for recreational cannabis business regulations on Monday. The council long debated the plan, which included several social equity components, for stores ...

Now With Lawyer, Former Clovis Student Revises N-Word Suit

Andy Castro, who has engaged Clovis Unified in a First Amendment lawsuit, appears to have learned a valuable legal lesson: Listen to the judge. Heeding the advice of federal judge Dale Drozd, Castro — a former Clovis High School student — hired professional...

City Hall Proposal Would Leave Guns to the Cops

Update, 12/12/19:  The city council voted 7-0 to table the introduction of this bill until later. The next meeting is Jan. 16. The final vote to approve would be at the second meeting the item appears on. It would then go into effect 31 days later if passed. ...
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No Short-Term Fix for Challenges in California Pot Market

LONG BEACH— California’s struggling marijuana market can expect to see a period of continued strain and turbulence for at least a couple of years, as it deals with sustained competition from illegal sales, industry layoffs and fallout from a national vaping cr...