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SF Chronicle: Giant bong, huggable buds: Marijuana museum opens in Vegas


The Oregonian: Fatal e-scooter accident emerges just as California legalizes riding without a helmet

Washington Post: Marijuana use is now as common among baby boomers as it is among teens, federal data shows

The Guardian: 'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists

The Guardian: 'Privatizing the coast': are wealthy Californians seizing public beaches?

The Guardian: Trump administration poses new threat to migratory birds in allowing ‘incidental’ killings

Seattle Times: Unite to save the wild landscapes that define us as ‘Westerners’

Seattle Times: Tariffs could harm NW fishing industry in markets on both sides of the Pacific

LA Times: Tree-huggers and police battle in a 12,000-year-old German forest in fight over coal mining

Thursday, Sept. 20

SF Chronicle: Wildfire near Placerville jumps Highway 50, prompts evacuations

Washington Post: Baked, then boiled: Why one Maine restaurant is sedating lobsters with marijuana smoke

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Willamette Week: Oregon’s Cannabis Industry Is In Crisis. The Craft Cannabis Alliance Has a Solution: Let Other States Buy Our Weed.

Forbes: Why Cannabis Companies Look Like They Will Be Gobbled Up By Tobacco And Alcohol

Huffington Post: Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong

NY Times: How Connected Is Your Community to Everywhere Else in America?

Seattle Times: Canadian marijuana imports OK’d by U.S. for California study, boosting Tilray’s stock

The Guardian: The sociologists confronting the hazardous waste beneath US cities

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Washington Post: Political nonprofits must now name many of their donors

New York Magazine: Voters Are Ready for a Green New Deal. Are Democrats?

Slate: Is Mass Surveillance the Future of Conservation?

Press Democrat: Next stop for Skunk Train: Deal to buy Fort Bragg bluff for hotel, housing

Washington Post: Climate change is real. Welcome to the new normal.

The Guardian: Women of the World Nomad Games – in pictures

LA Times: Utah's Mormon Republican establishment is backing Trump's assault on public lands

Monday, Sept. 17

LA Times: Police chiefs warn of increased crime if California allows pot deliveries statewide

The Guardian: Wanna get really high? Take a dab in the world of concentrates

The Guardian: David Sedaris: ‘It’s fascinating, the things you see when you’re out on foot’

Press Democrat: Leonardo DiCaprio's Star-Studded Santa Rosa Auction Raises $11M for Environmental Causes

Press Democrat: Sonoma County carving path to carbon farming

Sunday, Sept. 16

Politico: WTF - U.S. official: Canadian marijuana users, workers and investors risk lifetime border ban

The Oregonian: Judge will appoint trustee to run Oregon's second-largest mega-dairy

Del Norte Triplicate: Police Chief: Ruling alters homeless enforcement

LA Times: A $15-billion mystery: Who's to blame for California's most destructive fire?

Eater: American Farmers Are in Crisis

Digg: Why The Grateful Dead's 'Wall Of Sound' Audio System Was Revolutionary

Vice: How All the West Coast Wildfires Could Affect the Taste of Wine

Washington Post: ‘You can’t mistreat us’: Park Service volunteers push back, saying conditions are hostile and unsafe

Saturday, Sept. 15

Washington Post: Could marijuana give wine a run for its money?

The Guardian: Spectacular ice age wolf pup and caribou dug up in Canada

Seattle Times: Deadly truck wrecks soar, but pleas for action ignored

Seattle Times: The wonder of the fresh hop: How Washington’s special autumn beer gets made

Daily Beast: The FDA Says Low Levels of BPA Are Safe—But Scientists Disagree

LA Times: By announcing California's first satellite launch, Gov. Jerry Brown ends climate summit with a cosmic boom

Friday, Sept. 14

The Guardian: Trump condemned over plans to allow drilling near national parks

Quartz: Instagram is flooding parks with visitors. Not everyone is happy

LA Times: Open your wallets, California taxpayers. Coastal commissioners hit with fines were indemnified pretrial

Thursday, Sept. 13

Press Democrat: Cannabis jobs: 10 companies hiring now in Northern California

Press Democrat: Love beer? Russian River hosting job fair to staff new brewery

Press Democrat: Judge puts controversial Healdsburg logging plan on hold

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