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Gavin Newsom Vows to Support Marijuana Legalization on 2016 Ballot

August 10, 2014 | 8:00 am

Gavin Newsom Vows to Support Marijuana Legalization on 2016 Ballot

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Lieutenant governor is heading ACLU task force evaluating the many aspects involved in legalizing pot.

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House Approves Marijuana-Related Banking

July 16, 2014 | 4:23 pm

House Approves Marijuana-Related Banking

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Banks can now follow official guidelines on how to report on their dealings with marijuana-related businesses.

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Illegal Water Diversions to Pot Farms Running Some Streams Dry

July 9, 2014 | 12:59 pm

Illegal Water Diversions to Pot Farms Running Some Streams Dry

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State expresses concern about environmental impacts of diverting water to thirsty pot plants.

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Oakland Shuts Down Three Marijuana ‘Speakeasies’

June 24, 2014 | 7:00 am

Oakland Shuts Down Three Marijuana ‘Speakeasies’

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So-called Measure Z clubs in the city have been privately selling pot to adults since 2004.

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San Francisco’s Tab for 420 Party in Golden Gate Park Tops $100,000

May 2, 2014 | 5:31 pm

San Francisco’s Tab for 420 Party in Golden Gate Park Tops $100,000

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Costs for police, parking, transit and clean-up add to bill. Officials say event-planning paid off.

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Easter, Earth Day, Cherry Blossoms and 420: How to Get Around SF This Weekend

April 18, 2014 | 2:17 pm

Easter, Earth Day, Cherry Blossoms and 420: How to Get Around SF This Weekend

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City officials are bracing for hundreds of thousands of visitors to San Francisco for the celebratory weekend.

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Feinstein Joins Brown Against Making Recreational Pot Legal

March 19, 2014 | 3:43 pm

Feinstein Joins Brown Against Making Recreational Pot Legal

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Senator is concerned about stoned drivers and gateway drug issues in California.

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Cannabis Coalition Postpones Drive for California Ballot Initiative

February 18, 2014 | 3:50 pm

Cannabis Coalition Postpones Drive for California Ballot Initiative

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Group says that despite encouraging poll numbers, it needs more time to mount legalization campaign.

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After Fed Guidelines, Banks Still Skeptical About Servicing Pot Industry

February 17, 2014 | 3:31 pm

After Fed Guidelines, Banks Still Skeptical About Servicing Pot Industry

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In California, it’s expected many large financial institutions will steer clear of state’s pot industry.

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Will Obama’s Remarks on Marijuana Boost California Legalization Efforts?

January 22, 2014 | 10:17 am

Will Obama’s Remarks on Marijuana Boost California Legalization Efforts?

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What President Obama’s statements on marijuana might mean for full legalization in California.

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