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Town Fights Back Against Large-Scale Pot Growers

Neighbors weary of industrial-scale grow houses

(Newser) - Happily isolated on California's remote Humboldt County coast, Arcata has long made room in its heart for marijuana. But the mellow days are coming to an end. Even Arcata residents who support legalization of marijuana have become fed up with high-volume indoor growing operations that take over much-needed housing... More »

LA Eyes Ban on New Fast Food Outlets

Moratorium proposed on unhealthy eateries in South LA

(Newser) - There is so much fast food in South Los Angeles, and so much obesity, that city officials are considering banning any new outlets.  A two-year moratorium on new fast-food eateries has been proposed for an area where 30% of adults and 29% of kids are obese (compared with just... More »

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