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California may require labels on pot products to warn of mental health risks

California may require labels on pot products to warn of mental health risks

Liz Kirkaldie says her grandson’s marijuana use led to his schizophrenia diagnosis. She says she’s skeptical the labels will work, “But if it helps even one person? Great.” Beth LaBerge/KQED hide caption toggle caption Beth LaBerge/KQED Liz Kirkaldie says her grandson’s marijuana use led to his schizophrenia diagnosis. She says she’s skeptical the labels will …

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California lawmakers ramp up efforts to become a sanctuary state for abortion rights

California lawmakers ramp up efforts to become a sanctuary state for abortion rights

California Assembly member Buffy Wicks, a Democrat, speaks on the chamber floor in January 2020. In 2019, on the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, she told the story of her own abortion. Krishnia Parker/California State Assembly Democratic Caucus hide caption toggle caption Krishnia Parker/California State Assembly Democratic Caucus California Assembly member Buffy Wicks, a …

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California debates opening supervised sites for people to use drugs

California debates opening supervised sites for people to use drugs

A man uses a safe injection site in New York City in January. A bill in California would allow pilot sites in San Francisco, Oakland and Los Angeles. Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images A man uses a safe injection site in New …

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