Matt Ferner

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National reporter for the Huffington Post, based in Los Angeles

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Last month, Los Angeles voters approved  Measure D , which was supposed to reduce the number of medical marijuana dispensaries from more than 1000 down to 135 or so. Some have shut…

Medical Marijuana, from LA City Hall to Capitol Hill

Last month, Los Angeles voters approved Measure D , which was supposed to reduce the number of medical marijuana dispensaries from more than 1000 down to 135 or so. Some have shut…

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Police in Ferguson, Missouri, were reluctant to release the name of the officer who killed Michael Brown, but they did, despite concern for his safety.

LAPD Refuses to Name Officer Who Killed Ezell Ford

Police in Ferguson, Missouri, were reluctant to release the name of the officer who killed Michael Brown, but they did, despite concern for his safety.

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