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California Plans to Hike Tax on Legal Marijuana, Threatening New Market With Rapid Extinction

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 7:00pm 11/27/2019 at 7:00pm
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California plans on increasing business tax rates on legal marijuana in 2020, which will hurt struggling companies that have trouble growing profits in the state’s toxic regulatory environment.

Hefty marijuana taxes that can approach 50 percent in some communities have been blamed for pushing shoppers into California’s tax-free illegal market, which is...

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China Issues Warning After Hong Kong’s ‘Change Election’

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 3:00pm 11/26/2019 at 3:00pm
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Pro-Democracy protestors prevailed in Hong Kong this weekend, as its candidates decisively won nearly half of the seats on the ballot.

So far, pro-democracy candidates have won 269 out of 452 seats in 18 district council races, while pro-Beijing forces, who previously held 73 percent of the seats, have only won 30....

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom Blocks New Fracking Permits in State

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 7:00am 11/26/2019 at 7:00am
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This week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) stopped the approval of new hydraulic fracturing in the state until a panel of experts can review the permits for those projects.

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Trump Reconsiders Stance on Ban of Flavored E-Cigarettes

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Posted by    Monday, November 25, 2019 at 8:00pm 11/25/2019 at 8:00pm
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President Donald Trump seemed to reconsider his stance on banning flavored electronic cigarettes during a recent White House-sponsored roundtable.

This event focused on addressing the concerns over minors using flavored e-cigarettes as well as ending the spate of serious illnesses tied to additives in vaping products.

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The poop in San Francisco keeps piling up

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Posted by    Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 6:00pm 11/24/2019 at 6:00pm
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) escalated its ongoing dispute with San Francisco, once again accusing the city’s water agency of improperly discharging wastewater into the ocean.

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Climate change activists storm football field, delay Harvard-Yale game

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Posted by    Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 9:30pm 11/23/2019 at 9:30pm
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It would be hard to imagine climate change hijinks more hilarious than the protest at Saturday’s Harvard vs Yale football game.

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California Supreme Court strikes down law requiring release of tax returns for ballot placement

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Posted by    Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 6:00pm 11/23/2019 at 6:00pm
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The California Supreme Court has just struck down a state law that required President Trump to release his tax returns in order to appear on the state’s primary ballot.

Justices in Sacramento said that the law – which required all candidates for president and governor to submit five years’ worth of personal...

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Pope Francis Ponders Adding ‘Sins Against Ecology’ to Catholic Catechism

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Posted by    Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7:00pm 11/22/2019 at 7:00pm
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Pope Francis appears to be contemplating the of “ecological sin” to the Catholic catechism, based on remarks he recently made members of the International Association of Penal Law.

“We have to introduce, we are thinking about it, in the catechism of the Catholic Church, the sin against ecology, the sin against our...

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Extinction Rebellion Activists Take Over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Office

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Posted by    Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/21/2019 at 1:00pm
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The climate cult Extinction Rebellion protested fossil fuels in the Middle East the last time we checked on them.

Now, the activists have stormed Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s office to mark the beginning of a hunger strike.

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California officials snub LA Auto Show over automakers’ support for Trump in emissions lawsuit

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 5:00pm 11/20/2019 at 5:00pm
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I have often noted that perhaps the single greatest threat to California’s prosperity is the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and its capitalism-crushing rules based on hoax science and pet theories.

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Russia reportedly tried to cover-up explosion of Skyfall nuclear superweapon

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Posted by    Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/17/2019 at 12:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall my post on the explosion off the coast of Northern Russia that killed several people and resulted in a radiation spike large enough to be detected across the Baltic. Nearby villagers were taking iodine as a precaution.

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Santa Clarita school shooter dies from self-inflicted wound

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Posted by    Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/16/2019 at 12:00pm
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Sadly, there has been another tragic school shooting, this time at the Los Angeles area’s Saugus High School.

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As Hong Kong Protesters Paralyze City, U.S. Braces for Response From China

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Posted by    Friday, November 15, 2019 at 4:00pm 11/15/2019 at 4:00pm
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Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters have paralyzed parts of the city for the past several days by forcing schools to close, blocking highways, and escalating the intensity of the demonstrations.

Protesters have torched vehicles and buildings, hurled petrol bombs at police stations and trains, dropped debris from bridges on to traffic below and...

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Vitamin E Acetate Additive Now Clearly Linked to Vaping Illnesses

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/13/2019 at 1:00pm
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We recently covered the troubling incidents of illness, lung injury, and potential fatalities associated with vaping. Initial reports suggested that additives, such as Vitamin E Acetate, triggered immune system reactions and other symptoms that lead to serious medical problems.

Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has officially linked Vitamin...

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As Extinction Rebellion Heads to the Middle East, OPEC Rejects Climate Crisis Antics

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 9:00am 11/12/2019 at 9:00am
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The climate cult group known as Extinction Rebellion is now taking its city-shutdown antics to the Middle East.

Off-shoots of the group that advocates peaceful protest as a way to pile on pressure to curb global warming are sprouting from Beirut to Doha, as activists in the oil-rich region want governments to...

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Book Review: The Plot Against the President, by Lee Smith

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Posted by    Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 9:05pm 11/10/2019 at 9:05pm
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When the history of President Donald Trump’s administration is written, perhaps one of the biggest ironies is that the man most responsible for toppling the #Resistance comes from the state that is the center of the anti-Trump movement.

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Big Sister Is Watching: Greta Thunberg Mural Looms Over San Francisco

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Posted by    Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 10:00am 11/10/2019 at 10:00am
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We have covered the rapid deterioration of public health conditions in California, especially in the feces-strewn streets of San Francisco.

Instead of focusing on issues of sanitation, job creation, or at least ensuring there are more high school students than drug addicts in the city, activists have chosen to honor Swedish “climate...

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