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July 20 2016
Supporters of Proposition 60, also known as The California Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act, say it aims to tighten safety standards within the industry and minimize the risk of spreading HIV and...
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July 12 2016
Brace yourselves for the pot onslaught. The battle lines have been drawn and the coffers are fattening for an all-out fight ahead of the Nov. 8 vote to make California the fifth state to allow recreational...
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June 29 2016
On June 13, in her recliner, Eurika Strotto became one of the first in San Diego to take advantage of California’s End of Life Option Act, which went into effect on June 9 after 25 years of effort
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June 28 2016
Start with a bud of high-powered pot (the strain "Girl Scout Cookies," for anyone keeping track). Soak the bud in a bath of cannabis oil. Then cake that sticky nugget with a thick layer of THC crystals
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June 22 2016
Jeeni Criscenzo moved to San Diego after the 2004 re-election of George W. Bush, having spent the previous year writing a daily blog called CPR4Democracy
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June 13 2016
Once upon a long bygone time, hemp grew far and wide across the American landscape. Colonial law required farmers to grow hemp to meet the ravenous appetite for rope and lamp oil. Industrial revolutionaries...
newsforweb
June 7 2016
It's been nearly two weeks since San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer lauded the way protesters outside the San Diego Convention Center were handled by police in the wake of Donald Trump's presidential campaign...
weedsforweb
May 30 2016
Amid the unanimity, a fissure emerged: Would customers be part of the promised wave of raids? Prompted by a reporter, Goldsmith asserted at length that card-holding patients will not find themselves in...
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May 18 2016
Suddenly, four dispensaries were up and running on the same block of his home near Bankers Hill. Noah (not his real name) was a dealer who had been raking in more than $3,000 per month in 2012 selling...
Hwy-94_sMontes
May 18 2016
Why have neighborhoods like Golden Hill flourished while hers languishes, the 42-year-old mother of three mused on a recent afternoon at the decades-old Sherman Heights Community Center, where she was...
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May 2 2016
Garrett Saul, co-founder of KS LabsPhoto by Sebastian Montes The first half of 2015 was a trying time for Hassan Khalil and Garrett Saul. First there was the biotech incubator in Carlsbad. Then
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April 27 2016
Hillary Clinton is a lock to win California in the June 7 presidential primary, polls and pundits suggest. Jess Durfee, former San Diego County Democratic Party chairman, said last week: “I would...
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April 20 2016
Opening a licensed dispensary in San Diego is a lengthy, complex process for everyone, including 41-year-old Ebon Johnson, the owner of Miramar’s Mankind Cooperative
intheweedsforweb
April 19 2016
Celebration, solidarity and, yes, the chance to partake copiously, brought nearly 800 medical marijuana patients to the second iteration of Local Sesh, the newest effort to convene San Diego's cannabis...
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March 29 2016
Asking millennials about "the election" unleashes either a full-fledged verbal assault on Donald "Small Hands" Trump or a fist pump with a side of "Berning up" puns. But, when interrupting them and clarifying...
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March 23 2016
Pity the poor local pol. With no popular incumbent president in 2016, whose coattails do you cling to? And all five White House hopefuls left in the running have some type of baggage or image issue that...
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March 9 2016
No debating it. To deny the frontrunner a primary victory, his opponents may have to join forces. No, that’s not a reference to the #NeverTrump campaign. Call it #StopFaulconer
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Feb. 24 2016
A story is circulating that Ricardo Flores, chief of staff to retiring City Councilmember Marti Emerald and the hand-picked successor in District 9, is the payoff in a deal with Latino leaders that had...
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Feb. 17 2016
In the District 7 race for San Diego City Council, incumbent Scott Sherman has raised four times as much money as his two Democratic rivals combined
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Feb. 10 2016
Mark Kersey attended Northwestern University in the 1990s along with future Late Night host Seth Meyers. Kersey is no TV funnyman but did win his seat on the San Diego City Council in a laugher. The video-tech...

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