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News, The Snitch FBI: Marijuana Union Organizer Took Bribes, Rigged Process

FBI: Marijuana Union Organizer Took Bribes, Rigged Process

A Harley-Davidson-riding union organizer — once hailed as a "Superman" by the California cannabis movement — has been indicted on federal charges for allegedly taking bribes and rigging the union organizing process. Oakland native Dan Rush, 54, an organizer with…
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News, The Snitch Organized Labor is Taking an Active Interest In Marijuana Legalization

Organized Labor is Taking an Active Interest In Marijuana Legalization

California's booming economy has not been much of a boon for labor. Though security guards at Apple and tech bus drivers for Facebook have recently made modest gains, the state's famous Silicon Valley firms have been famously resistant to organized…
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News, The Snitch Assemblyman Tom Ammiano Pulls Plug on Medical Marijuana Reform Bill

Assemblyman Tom Ammiano Pulls Plug on Medical Marijuana Reform Bill

Attempts to reform California's often confusing and always contentious medical marijuana industry have been put on hold until next year -- at the earliest.Assemblyman Tom Ammiano on Monday withdrew from consideration Assembly Bill 2312, medical marijuana advocacy group Americans for…
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News, The Snitch Ammiano Bill to Allow Marijuana Businesses and Sales That Are Already Legal

Ammiano Bill to Allow Marijuana Businesses and Sales That Are Already Legal

Call it an industry, call it a movement, call it a gigantic scam. Law enforcement and politicians can't agree what to call California's medical marijuana scene, except to say it exists in a legal gray area.And how. A dispensary operator…
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