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In the Weeds: Full Archives

In the Weeds: Full Archives

Marijuana in the Golden State and beyond

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 02:52 PM PDT

California Senate OKs Bill Creating Special Banks for Pot Retailers

California Senate OKs Bill Creating Special Banks for Pot Retailers

Shut out of the traditional banking system by federal laws, the country's largest legal marijuana market in California could benefit if the state approves a measure creating a special class of banks to handle...

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 at 06:30 AM PDT

Q&A: Trendy CBD Rocks Retail World, But Does It Work?

Q&A: Trendy CBD Rocks Retail World, But Does It Work?

There is very little science behind most of the health claims made for CBD, the cannabis product turning up in cosmetics, foods and dietary supplements.

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 05:45 PM PDT

LA May Charge Pot Shop Owners for Cost to Shut Off Utilities

LA May Charge Pot Shop Owners for Cost to Shut Off Utilities

A member of the Los Angeles City Council, which recently enacted a policy to shut off the utilities at illegal pot shops, proposed Friday that the city start charging business and property owners for the...

Monday, Apr 1, 2019 at 03:21 PM PDT

LA County Prosecutors Plan to Clear Pot Convictions

LA County Prosecutors Plan to Clear Pot Convictions

Los Angeles and San Joaquin county prosecutors announced a plan Monday to automatically clear more than 50,000 marijuana- related convictions eligible for reconsideration in light of the state's legalization of...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 09:07 AM PDT

Alaska Poised to Let People Use Marijuana at Certain Stores

Alaska Poised to Let People Use Marijuana at Certain Stores

Alaska is poised to become the first state in the nation with statewide rules allowing people to use marijuana at certain stores where they buy it.

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Trump Says He Discussed Corruption With Ukraine's President
Trump Says He Discussed Corruption With Ukraine's President

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he spoke to Ukraine's new president about his summer election and the fact that "we don't want our people, like Vice President Biden and his son" contributing to...

Forecasters: First Week of Fall Will Be 'Roller Coaster Ride'
Forecasters: First Week of Fall Will Be 'Roller Coaster Ride'

Summer officially ends after Sunday, and the first week of autumn will feature "roller coaster" weather patterns throughout the Inland Empire, as well as the rest of Southern California, according to the...

'Game of Thrones' Looks to Go Out with a Bang on Emmy Night
'Game of Thrones' Looks to Go Out with a Bang on Emmy Night

The 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be presented Sunday night in a ceremony likely to become a going-away party for HBO's "Game of Thrones," which is a heavy favorite to continue stuffing its already...

UCLA Scores 50 in 2nd Half, Stuns No. 19 Washington St. 67-63
UCLA Scores 50 in 2nd Half, Stuns No. 19 Washington St. 67-63

Dorian Thompson-Robinson threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Demetric Felton with 1:07 left in the game as winless UCLA overcame a 32-point second-half deficit and a record nine TD passes by Washington State's...

Democrats Blast Latest Trump Crisis. But What Will They Do?
Democrats Blast Latest Trump Crisis. But What Will They Do?

A whistleblower's complaint over President Donald Trump's interactions with a foreign leader is testing the political and practical power Democrats can use against a Republican in the White House who so brazenly...

LA Gas Prices Rise For Sixth Consecutive Day
LA Gas Prices Rise For Sixth Consecutive Day

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose Sunday for the sixth consecutive day, ticking up four-tenths of a cent to $3.795.