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California Lawmakers Say Pot Taxes Must be Cut to Help an Industry 'On the Brink'
SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers on Friday revived a proposal to temporarily cut taxes on marijuana to boost a legal market that one official said is “on the brink of collapse,” drawing encouragement from Gov. Gavin Newsom as he seeks to overhaul state pot regulators. Read more...>>
1/17/2020 3:42:36 PM
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Monterey County District Attorney Jeannine M. Pacioni announced today that a Monterey County jury convicted David Player, 38, an inmate at the Salinas Valley State Prison, of two counts of possession of stabbing instruments while confined to the Salinas Valley State Prison.
1/17/2020 1:38:07 PM
ILLEGAL CANNABIS CULTIVATION RESULTS IN FELONY CONVICTION
Monterey County DA Jeannine M. Pacioni announced today that Tom Hays Gries, age 44, was sentenced for a cannabis cultivation operation discovered at his property in May 2018. Gries received a three-year probation sentence and was ordered to serve 150 days in jail.
1/17/2020 1:35:33 PM
Published on March 04, 2019. Last modified on September 09, 2019
SB 1192 Children’s Meals on the Menu
Effective as of January 2019
Background: This bill was introduced to curb the obesity in young children. Helping reduce the obesity in young children will ensure that adults will not be prone to health issues like diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high cholesterol certain cancers and other health related diseases.
This bill was enacted to help support parents’ efforts to feed their children nutritiously by ensuring that healthy beverages are the default options in children’s meals.
If a food facility offers any type of “Children’s Meal” or “Kids Menu” that includes a beverage, the default beverage must be one of the following:
- Water, Sparkling Water, Flavored Water (with no added natural or artificial sweeteners).
- Unflavored Milk
- A nondairy milk alternative that contains no more than 130 calories per serving.