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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You can feel the tipping point. It happened with gay marriage in June 2013, when the Supreme Court struck down the law banning federal benefits for married same-sex couples. From that point on, state-sanctioned same-sex marriage was inevitable. You can feel it coming with legalized marijuana. Penalties for simple possession have gone from life imprisonment […]

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