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California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom give remarks after being sworn in as the 49th Lt. Governor of California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gavin Newsom Positioning Self As Pro-Pot Candidate For California Governor

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom joined us live in studio to talk up his efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in the state of California. Earlier this week he announced he’ll run for governor in 2018.

02/13/2015

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Why California Wasn’t The First State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

In the election a few weeks ago, two more states and Washington, D.C. voted to legalize marijuana. The question is: why hasn’t California?

11/17/2014

Cannabis plant leaf (OLIVER BERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Venture Capitalists Attracted To Legalized Marijuana’s Growing Industry

The growing legal-cannabis industry is attracting Bay Area investors who want to take advantage of what they think will be a growing business.

08/11/2014

Mike Watson buys marijuana at Top Shelf Cannabis, a retail marijuana store, on July 8, 2014 in Bellingham, Washington. (David Ryder/Getty Images)

Washington Begins Legal Sales Of Recreational Marijuana; Strong Sales Create Weed Shortage

Twenty months after voters legalized recreational cannabis for adults over 21, Washington state’s first few licensed pot shops opened for business Tuesday, catering to hundreds of customers who lined up outside, thrilled to be part of the historic moment.

07/08/2014

Dungeness Crab Fisherman

Recreational Crab Season Opens On SF Bay; Commercial Season Soon

The recreational Dungeness crab fishery opened Saturday and the commercial season is coming soon, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

11/04/2013