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Politics
"This is a big win for medical marijuana patients and their providers."
Entertainment
Well, that was entertaining, wasn't it? We refer, of course, to the grand spectacle of the first Republican presidential debates, held last night on Fox News. Since this is all anyone's talking about in the political world today, we are going to follow suit and devote most of this column to our reactions.
Environment
The dying seas are an economic issue as well as a survival issue, and the corporate leaders of Legal Sea Foods and Taylor Shellfish of Washington will be speaking at the summit about preserving our fish stocks.
Politics
Bernie Sanders deserves the Most Impressive Democrat award this week, because he threw his hat in the ring. No, he is not Elizabeth Warren. But, more importantly, he is running to become president, which she is not.
Politics
The lawmakers cite ongoing federal asset forfeiture actions against multiple dispensaries in the San Francisco Bay Area, as
Politics
In the wake of the big election victories on November 4, many people are asking, "What's next for the push to legalize marijuana in the United States?"
Politics
One story risks being buried among all this other newsworthy stuff, and that is the vote which happened late last night in the House of Representatives.
Politics
Asked whether Democrats gained negotiating leverage from the continuation of the shutdown, Farr said yes. He added that the
Environment
Protecting the oceans isn't about political power; it's about empowering the people. Forget about Citizens United. We have our voices and we have our votes, and if we have the will to win, that's all we need. We will prevail in protecting the oceans.
San Francisco
The move to turn Pinnacles into a fully-fledged national park came from Congressman Sam Farr (D-Carmel), who saw his Pinnacles
Politics
Most Americans see the battle of medical cannabis from a distance as a ping-pong game of excuses from the federal government to deny patients access to cannabis for therapeutic use. But for millions of Americans, issues surrounding medical cannabis affect their daily lives.
Politics
"The way they're treating science here is fundamentally wrong," said Patricia Schwarz, who like her husband holds a doctorate
Politics
We're not going to have our normal partisan talking points today. We're going to follow the lead set by Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, and we're just not going to go there today.
Politics
The legislation, which would have eliminated funding for federal raids on medical marijuana dispensaries in states where