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State Government

Bill Would Boost Privacy For California Marijuana Customers

February 19, 2018 | Chris Nichols

The bill has no ability to prevent federal authorities from seizing customer information, but could slow the flow of unwanted junk mail.

Sammy Caiola / Capital Public Radio

Business

In Quiet Curtis Park, One Pot Grower Looks To Become Part Of The Neighborhood

January 29, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

What happens when a small marijuana cultivation business tries to legally launch in a residential area?

Sammy Caiola

Health Care

The Healthiest Water Ever? Maybe Not

January 8, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

"Raw water" enthusiasts are seeking health benefits from unfiltered, untreated H2O.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

Patients Forgetting Medication Can Be Costly, Fatal. Is Tech The Answer?

January 4, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

Every year, thousands of people die because they take their medication incorrectly or forget to take it at all. Tech companies think pill- producing robots and 'smart' prescription bottles could hold the answer.

Ezra David Romero / Capital Public Radio

Environment

New Rule Has Old-School Light Bulbs Vanishing From California Store Shelves

January 2, 2018 | Ezra David Romero

Old-school light bulbs, known for their warm color, will start disappearing off store shelves this week because of a new state rule.

Photo illustration, Chris Hagan / Capital Public Radio

State Government

It's Now Legal To Buy Pot In California, But Red Tape Could Slow Supply Chain

January 1, 2018 | Julia Mitric

California has launched a legal marijuana marketplace. Many inside and outside the cannabis industry likened the regulation efforts to building a plane while flying it. So how bumpy will this ride be?

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Business

Pot Retailers Face Challenges As They Prep For California Marketplace

December 11, 2017 | Julia Mitric

Now that California has released applications for cannabis dispensaries, retailers are scrambling to get their ducks in a row so they can open their doors come January.

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Environment

Analysts Worry Calif. Climate Change Program Is Doing Too Well

December 5, 2017 | Ben Bradford

The recent success of California’s signature climate change program, cap-and-trade, creates a paradox: Blockbuster returns from the program now may ultimately undermine the state’s ambitious goals for cutting emissions.