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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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Insight With Beth Ruyak

New Laws Series: Foreclosure Risk Reduction

January 6, 2017

CapRadio's food and sustainability reporter Julia Mitric continues the New Laws Series by talking about a new law that requires home lenders to talk with family members when a borrower dies.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

New Laws: Changes to Sexual Assault Sentences and Allowing Patients to Try Experimental Drugs

January 5, 2017

In our continuing review of California’s new law this year, CapRadio Health Reporter Ja’Nel Johnson discusses the new right to try law and new definition and sentencing surrounding sexual assault cases.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

New Laws Series: Driving Restrictions

January 4, 2017

With the start of the new year, Capital Public Radio continues its new laws coverage. Reporter Chris Nichols took a look at two new driving related laws in California, one for infants and the other regarding cellphones.

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State Government

Smartphones Must Now Have Kill Switch

July 1, 2015 | Katie Orr

A new law requires smartphones sold in California to come with added protections.

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