Legal Marijuana

May 07, 2019 - 12:55 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Governor Gavin Newsom wants to discontinue sales tax on tampons and diapers and use the revenue from legal marijuana to help pay for childcare. Newsom is expected to make the announcement today as part of what he calls a "parents agenda" for the state. Legislative estimates show that...
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June 01, 2018 - 2:31 pm
(CBSNews) - "For our son, it was a miracle for him," Matthew said. Currently, medical marijuana is legal in 29 states and Washington, D.C. Nine states and D.C. allow for legal recreational marijuana. But Georgia has some of the strictest marijuana laws in the country. Physicians are not allowed to...
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April 20, 2018 - 11:06 am
(CBS News) - On 4/20, a day unofficially celebrated as a marijuana holiday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced his intent to introduce a bill decriminalizing the cannabis plant. "It's time we allow states, once and for all, to have the power to decide what works best for them," the...
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KNX Afternoon News
April 19, 2018 - 1:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/KNX) - With marijuana now legal for first time in California on the unofficial pot holiday of April 20, more people may be smoking weed Friday. Lyft is offering Angelenos partaking in the annual cannabis celebration a discounted ride to keep them from getting behind the wheel...
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CBS News
April 13, 2018 - 12:07 pm
(CBS News) - A new survey of workers in pot-friendly Colorado finds the food service industry is the most likely to have employees who use marijuana. The study used 2014-2015 survey data involving more than 10,000 adult workers from across Colorado, which is one of 29 states that have legalized...
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KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
March 15, 2018 - 11:00 am
WEST HOLLYWOOD (KNX1070) - You could soon be able to buy and smoke weed in a bar-like lounge in West Hollywood. The city is following the lead of San Francisco, which has opened up a few pot-smoking lounges, while the city of Los Angeles is also considering the idea. Jackie Rocco is West Hollywood'...
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KNX Afternoon News
March 01, 2018 - 3:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - The Los Angeles City Council has voted to support a state senate bill that would create a state-chartered bank that could be used by the marijuana industry. Most banks refuse to deposit money from marijuana businesses because marijuana is still illegal under federal law. The...
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