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Up In Smoke - Part III

After hundreds of hours of discussion and more than a dozen official meetings, the Los Angeles City Council has finally approved a new ordinance regulating medical marijuana clinics. Critics note that while the council was deliberating, hundreds and hundreds of new pot clinics opened, making Los Angeles the undisputed mecca for cannabis clinics. Correspondent Judy Muller has been investigating this story for more than two years. In this update, she explains what the new ordinance will do, why it took the council so long to act, and how some clinic operators are already preparing to challenge its legality.


     

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Life In Plastic: California’s Recycling Woes

As California deals with the fallout of a global waste crisis, plastic manufacturers continue to spread misleading information about recycling, while spending big on lobbying efforts to keep their products on the shelves.

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Who Killed Josiah?

A Humboldt town is polarized over allegations of racism and police incompetence surrounding the death of college student Josiah Lawson.

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Access Denied

An investigation reveals how the state and many cities have let developers get away for decades with not paying their fair share when they replace affordable lodging with luxury hotels up and down California’s coast.

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LA’s oldest youth running club fights to stay competitive in a local track and field scene that may be running out of steam.

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