FROM Paizley Bradbury
A Trip to the Marijuana Farmers Market Heirloom tomatoes, fresh basil and fruit are all things you expect to find at a farmers market. But this holiday weekend, Angelenos with medical marijuana cards will be able to buy pot directly from the farmers who grow it. For more, we turn to the woman who is organizing the California Heritage Market, Paizley Bradbury.
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
Trump's 'America First' goes missing abroad In the Middle East, President Trump is changing some policies of the Obama Administration—and reversing his own campaign attacks on Islam as a religion that "hates us." We hear about his visit to Saudi Arabia and what's at stake for the rest of his foreign excursion.