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Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about how Newsom has dealt with the burgeoning cannabis market, and whether pot will have a role to play when he’ll likely be on the 2022 ballot.

To keep the cannabis industry happy before 2022 election, here’s what Newsom needs to do

Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about how Newsom has dealt with the burgeoning cannabis market, and whether pot will have a role to play when he’ll likely be on the 2022 ballot.

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The LA County Fair is back — sort of. After COVID forced organizers to cancel the annual tradition last year, a scaled-down version begins September 10.

Bring on the turkey legs and deep-fried Oreos! LA County Fair is back (but with a slight twist)

The LA County Fair is back — sort of. After COVID forced organizers to cancel the annual tradition last year, a scaled-down version begins September 10.

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Some UCLA faculty members have launched an initiative to place some Afghan scholars at UCLA. The plan will require raising $100,000 by September 30.

Afghan academics are getting death threats, so UCLA professors are trying to bring them to SoCal

Some UCLA faculty members have launched an initiative to place some Afghan scholars at UCLA. The plan will require raising $100,000 by September 30.

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