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State Oversight May Curb California Marijuana Industry

A California lawmaker has introduced legislation to regulate the state’s free-wheeling medical marijuana industry — the farmers that grow the drug, the hundreds of storefront shops that sell it and especially the doctors who write recommendations allowing people to use it.

03/09/2014

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California 1st To Ban Gay Teen ‘Conversion’ Therapy

California will become the first state to ban a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight.

09/30/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill Allowing Multiple Parents

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have let judges declare that some California children have more than two legal parents.

09/30/2012

School nurse gives student vaccination. (AP)

California To Require Waivers For Unvaccinated Students

Parents who don’t have their children vaccinated will have to get a waiver from the doctor’s office before enrolling their children in school under a new California law signed by Gov. Brown.

09/30/2012

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Giving Life-Sentence Juveniles 2nd Chance

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday announced signing a bill that could one day bring the release of some criminals who were sentenced as juveniles to life in prison.

09/30/2012

Battle Heating Up Over Proposition 23

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCBS) – Millions will likely be spent fighting over global warming in California. Prop 23 may end up being the most expensive initiative campaign in American history. Click to listen Is it a […]

09/06/2010

CA Bill Would Allow Some Juvenile Offenders Early Prison Release

The state Assembly could vote this week on legislation that would allow some juvenile offenders to ask a court to review their case after they’ve served 10 years in prison.

08/18/2010

Bill Passed to Protect Kids from Underage Drinking

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCBS)_The state Legislature has passed a bill that would hold adults who provide alcohol to minors responsible if those minors are injured or killed in drink-related accidents.

08/02/2010

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