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Pot 101 Update: What Are The Rules For Advertising Recreational Marijuana In California?

May 9, 2019 | Sami Soto

Billboards with colorful advertisements for recreational marijuana are popping up across the state. What are the limits on promoting marijuana and how do they differ from rules on tobacco ads?

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An Unexpected $400 Expense Would Be Damaging For Many, But Kamala Harris Overstates Report’s Finding

April 19, 2019 | Chris Nichols

Harris claimed that "almost half of American families are a $400 unexpected expense away from complete upheaval."

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Gavin Newsom Has Made Progress On Some Promises, But What About A State Homelessness Secretary?

April 15, 2019 | Chris Nichols

Newsom has yet to move forward on one specific promise: Appointing a cabinet-level State Homelessness Secretary.

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Kamala Harris Calls Her LIFT Plan ‘The Most Significant Middle-Class Tax Cut In Generations.’ Is It?

April 11, 2019 | Chris Nichols

Would Harris’ plan really be a landmark middle-class tax cut?

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Holy Guacamole: Would America Really ‘Run Out Of Avocados’ If Trump Closes The Border?

April 3, 2019 | Chris Nichols

Given Trump’s repeated threats to close the border and America’s avocado obsession, PolitiFact California decided the time was ripe for a fact check.

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PolitiFact Checks Statements By Democrats On The 2020 Campaign Trail

April 3, 2019

PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols checks statements by Senator Kamala Harris and editor Angie Holan checks statements by former Gov. John Hickenlooper and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke.

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Kamala Harris Gets It Mostly Right On America’s Rapid Growth Of Student Loan Debt

March 21, 2019 | Chris Nichols

Is student loan debt really growing that fast? And is it really second only to mortgage debt? PolitiFact California decided to crunch Harris’ numbers in this fact check.

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It's Still True: California Has ‘Largest Death Row In The Western Hemisphere’

March 13, 2019 | Chris Nichols

Gov. Newsom repeated a familiar claim about the size of California's death row. PolitiFact California explores the numbers and explains whether the statement is still accurate.

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