Taxes, costly regulations wreak havoc on marijuana industry

As a longtime cannabis entrepreneur, I’m in a unique position to secure a California medical and adult-use retail license by Jan. 1. The dispensary I manage, Magnolia Wellness of Oakland, has been locally permitted since 2013. This is significantly before the cut-off date for expedited state application processing, and our
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Closure of Alta Bates Hospital endangers community health

Sutter Health plans to shut down Berkeley’s only acute-care hospital, Alta Bates Medical Center, one mile from the UC Berkeley campus and the beloved birthplace of thousands of area residents, including many in the UC Berkeley community. If you are a UC Berkeley student, your health and wellbeing are at risk
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Defunding Black Panther research infringes on academic freedom

There’s nothing surprising about the federal government’s attempts to stifle the legacy of the Black Panther Party. However, the fact that those attempts have a direct effect on the staff and students of UC Berkeley, is troubling to say the least. In late spring of 2017, the National Park Service
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