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Grandma, Are You Smoking Pot?

While much attention is focused on how legalizing medical and recreational cannabis…

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Richmond Adopts Housing Rights for Ex-Criminals

Affordable housing is often not afforded to people with criminal records, as…

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Police Union Sues for Right to Shoot at Vehicles

Update 3:38 p.m.: While the police union’s lawsuit remains intact, a San Francisco Superior…

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Study Concludes Nearly 40 Percent in Prison Don’t Belong There

There are 1.46 million Americans currently serving time in prison. But a…

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Bay Area City Offering Free College Tuition

Will we really see free college tuition enacted in our lifetimes? One…

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Woman Alleges Miscarriage at Hands of BART Police

It’s hard to imagine a BART story as heartbreaking as the New…

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S.F. Libraries Offer Amnesty for Overdue Fines

The San Francisco Public Library system is doing its part to help…

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The Year in Preview: Scientist Hopes to Test the Feasibility of Time Travel

Looking ahead to 2017, SF Weekly explored several trends we expect in…

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Prison Company Known for Scandals Opens New S.F. Facility

One of the largest prison companies in the U.S. is opening a…

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What Does the Feds’ Recent Ruling on CBD Mean?

On Dec. 14, news broke that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had…

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