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Stories with person: Gavin Newsom
  • Public health critique offered of California pot measure 
    Updated: Feb-02-16 8:43 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - A marijuana legalization measure likely to end up on the California ballot this year does not do enough to prioritize public health over business interests with the financial incentive and political clout to downplay any adverse effects of allowing people to use pot recreationally, two researchers with expertise in curbing tobacco use said Tuesday.

  • Union submits signatures for $15 California minimum wage 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 6:19 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - A faction of California's largest union began submitting signatures Tuesday for a ballot initiative asking voters to raise California's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2021, one of two competing proposals vying for the November ballot.