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Press Release: KYCC and CoPALM Host First Cannabis Educational Forum

On May 14, The Coalition to Prevent Alcohol-Related Harms in LA Metro (CoPALM) hosted the first Cannabis Educational Forum at Los Angeles City Hall. As part of CoPALM’s mission to empower and educate the community, the coalition hosted a free event to engage community members, service providers and legislative officials in a conversation about the impacts of cannabis post-legalization.

NBC Los Angeles: L.A. County Extends Ban on Marijuana in Unincorporated Areas, Sets Limits on Personal Cultivation

The County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to ban all commercial cannabis activities — medical and non-medical — in unincorporated areas and took a first pass at regulating personal cultivation.

L.A. Independent: Panel Weighs Pros And Cons Of Marijuana Legalization

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Retail shops on every corner and advertising targeted towards kids and teens were some concerns addressed by a panel discussing Proposition 64, a measure on the Nov. 8 state ballot that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

LA Times: A Hollywood drug prevention counselor bemoans the coming legalization of cannabis

When I wrote on Friday that pot use can have a serious downside for some teenagers, I hardly expected to be accused of embracing an archaic, alarmist “Reefer Madness” point of view.

Los Angeles Wave: Town Hall Addresses Marijuana Use Among Youth

HOLLYWOOD — Seeking to engage Los Angeles residents in a meaningful dialogue around how to protect youth from undue harms related to marijuana, a local collaboration of public health agencies, medical experts, law enforcement and youth groups hosted a community town hall May 18.

Voice Waves: Long Beach Lifts 3-year Ban on Marijuana Dispensaries

Many citizens spoke on the divide between those who advocate for medical marijuana use and those who do not before the Long Beach City Council voted 6-3 on Sep. 22 in favor of re-instituting medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the city of Long Beach.

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