Cannabis Baby Boomers

The following is Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 2019 State of the State Address, annotated by CALmatters’ reporters. The prepared text has been updated, where possible, with Newsom’s live remarks.  Mr. Speaker, thank you for being a champion for all Californians – and for welcoming Jen and me into your house today. Madam Pro Tem – thank […]

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PALM BEACH, Florida, January 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — FinancialNewsMedia.com News Commentary  According to a recent Forbes article, Cannabis dispensaries are a radically new retail phenomenon, selling a commodity that is still shrouded in stigma and illegal under federal law. For a Baby Boomer whose most recent cannabis transaction may have been clandestinely copping a dime […]

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“What kind of high you looking for?” asks a man standing behind a case of cannabis concentrates that only a year ago would have required a doctor’s note to purchase. As sunlight streams into the steampunk-themed lounge at Urban Pharm in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, the “budtender” offers a few options to a […]

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Feb. 5 San Francisco Chronicle on how California can stay healthy: California’s population is aging. Without big changes in how the state finds and trains its health care workforce, it soon won’t have enough physicians and other caretakers to look after its people. That’s the message from a startling new report by the California Future […]

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Raised in an Orange County, Calif., household in which no one drank or smoked, Sabet says he has crusaded for smart drug policies since he was 14 years old. In high school, he battled right-leaning school board members who, citing small-government principles, opposed providing drug-counseling services. As a student at the University of California at […]

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“What kind of high you looking for?” asks a man standing behind a case of cannabis concentrates that only a year ago would have required a doctor’s note to purchase. As sunlight streams into the steampunk-themed lounge at Urban Pharm in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, the “budtender” offers a few options to a […]

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“What kind of high you looking for?” asks a man standing behind a case of cannabis concentrates that only a year ago would have required a doctor’s note to purchase. As sunlight streams into the steampunk-themed lounge at Urban Pharm in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, the “budtender” offers a few options to a […]

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By William F. Martin, mayor of Greenfield A long, distinguished history in Greenfield offers up many lessons that leads us into innovating for the future.  Historically at the crossroads of Boston-Albany and Montreal-New York, Greenfield is reclaiming its “cross-roads” designation as the urban center in the most rural county in Massachusetts.  Greenfield’s location in Western […]

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LA-based Green Tours is adding an itinerary that includes a pot-smoking session with weed-loving ’70s movie legend, Tommy Chong. That tour is priced at $US149 a person, owner Gene Grozovskiy says. Grozovskiy’s father thought his son was nuts when he announced plans to quit his full-time job as a patient placement co-ordinator at a large […]

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Feb. 5 San Francisco Chronicle on how California can stay healthy: California’s population is aging. Without big changes in how the state finds and trains its health care workforce, it soon won’t have enough physicians and other caretakers to look after its people. That’s the message from a startling new report by the California Future […]

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