On October 4, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that legalized “beer bikes” on city streets. He did it while riding in a beer bike — you know, the kind where lots of people can pedal (and drink) on their way to the next bibulous establishment. “It’s true that people were running beer bike […]

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In March 2014, San Diego’s city councilmembers approved the sale and distribution of medical marijuana in designated areas throughout the city. What they didn’t do, however, is address where, or how, dispensary owners should store the marijuana. That question remains unanswered. On October 6, the city attorney’s office issued a memo to San Diego’s director […]

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On January 5, National City officials, residents, and activists had a meeting to consider cannabis cultivation rules within city limits. If cities haven’t established their own rules by March 1, a new law will make the state’s cannabis cultivation rules the default. State law currently allows medical marijuana users and their caregivers to grow cannabis […]

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There’s a stereotypical image of the kind of men who go to prostitutes. But how do they explain paying for sex? Fred and Laura go on walks, take weekend breaks away, amble round markets and often have meals out. They have a laugh together over things they’ve seen on TV. But they can fight and […]

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During World Cannabis Week when thousands of tourists visited Colorado, local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies conducted operations to curb sex trafficking and exploitation, which resulted in the recovery of five children and the arrests of nine adults for trafficking and 26 adults for prostitution. Many other adults being trafficked were contacted and offered […]

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