Lisa Leff

Associated Press

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Reporter in the San Francisco Bureau of Associated Press

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KCRW's signature local public affairs program has expanded to include today's top national and international news, as well as local issues.

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"Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed."

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"Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed."

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Today, just two weeks before Los Angeles city voters will face three ballot measures on medical marijuana dispensaries, the State Supreme Court ruled that  cities and counties can ban…

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Today, just two weeks before Los Angeles city voters will face three ballot measures on medical marijuana dispensaries, the State Supreme Court ruled that cities and counties can ban…

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