Nicholas Iovino

San Francisco to Wipe Out Thousands of Marijuana Convictions

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office will wipe out thousands of marijuana convictions going back decades, opening up new job and housing opportunities to those arrested for cannabis-related offenses, the city’s top prosecutor announced Wednesday.

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Emerald Triangle Pot Growers Resist State Regulation

(CN) – California expects to make big bucks on recreational pot when sales begin next year, but not all cannabis farmers are embracing the state’s proposed regulations with open arms.

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Wal-Mart Workers Fight Settlement of Bias Suit

SAN FRANCSICO (CN) — Just as Wal-Mart was about to end 15 years of litigation over claims that it discriminated against female workers, six women on Thursday filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuit.

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EPA Failed to Investigate Environmental Racism in 5 States, Claims Lawsuit

Federal regulators ignored their duty to investigate a decade's worth of allegedly discriminatory environmental conditions, Sierra Club and others claim in Federal Court.

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