The Pioneer

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Permits, pornos and pot: oh my!

Permits, pornos and pot: oh my!

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

October 13, 2016

The general election is just four weeks away and voters are beginning to feel the pressure. California voters specifically will have a number of major decisions to make concerning issues in their state on Nov. 8. Seventeen new propositions are on the ballot this year and range from death penalty pr...

Amoeba adapts from music to marijuana

Amoeba adapts from music to marijuana

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2016

 Amoeba Music, known for trading, buying and selling all forms of new and used music will begin to sell a new product soon: marijuana. According to Amoeba Music employee Debby Goldsberry, the Berkeley location applied for and received a permit to sell marijuana last month. The music store, which o...

Legal marijuana is good for California

Legal marijuana is good for California

Samuel Salisbury,
Contributor

August 24, 2016

This November, voters will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to legalize the cultivation and sale of recreational marijuana in the state of California. If Proposition 64 is passed, California would become the fifth state to legalize recreational marijuana. Legalization is lo...

Author David Downs’ guide to getting lit

Author David Downs’ guide to getting lit

Wendy Medina,
Copy Editor

August 24, 2016

Journalist and author David Downs has been at the heart of the weed whirlwind that has swept California for decades. His latest book, “The Medical Marijuana Guidebook,” which focuses on medical research, plant to human biology, business how-to guidance and medical marijuana policy, deb...

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