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Prop 64 Inspires New Wave of Cannabis Bans

Dozens of cities in California are adopting so-called “emergency ordinances” to ban non-medical cannabis in case Proposition 64, which would decriminalize some non-medical cannabis use by adults over 21 years, is approved by voters on November 8. Written to enable the corporate takeover of the state’s cannabis industry for profit…

Berkeley Rejects $13/hour Minimum Wage, Won’t Discuss $19/hour Until Nov 10

Berkeley’s City Council rejected proposals last Tuesday evening (September 15) to raise the city’s minimum wage – even to as little as $13/hour in late 2016, and refused to discuss a Labor Commission proposal included on the council’s meeting agenda to reach a $19/hour minimum by 2020. The city was…