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The Creative

A glimpse into my photography — part 2

So  here’s part two of my blog about my love of taking photographs, particularly photojournalistic portraiture: people, couples, and groups during un-staged moments, oftentimes but not always in nature.  I’ll feature a few of my favorite images and encourage others to share their artwork in the comment section! My last blurb was written in a […]

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Healthcare & Wellness

Why California’s cannabis taxes are much more than wine and beer, but less than cigarettes – The Cannifornian

The tax man’s grab on ganja proceeds has come into full focus since legal sales started in January, and the sticker shock over the price of pot has filled social media with a mix of outrage and confusion over just what’s driving up the cost of cannabis. Source: Why California’s cannabis taxes are much more than […]

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Cannabis Healthcare & Wellness

California has legal marijuana – just not many places to legally smoke it | The Sacramento Bee

California started allowing retail sales of marijuana on Jan. 1. But there are few places to publicly consume it, a problem for people who don’t own their homes. Source: California has legal marijuana – just not many places to legally smoke it | The Sacramento Bee

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Cannabis Healthcare & Wellness

Can Cannabis Save Us From the Opioid Crisis? | The California Report | KQED News

Several studies have found lower rates of opioid-related overdoses in states that have legalized marijuana for medical purposes. Source: Can Cannabis Save Us From the Opioid Crisis? | The California Report | KQED News

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Healthcare & Wellness

Report: California Facing Major Shortage Of Behavioral Health Professionals | KPBS

California needs to find a way to replace its aging behavioral health workforce, according to a new report from UCSF’s Healthforce Center. Source: Report: California Facing Major Shortage Of Behavioral Health Professionals | KPBS

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Healthcare & Wellness

Bill Aims to Help Homeless Suffering From Severe Mental Illness, Drug Addiction | The California Report | KQED News

Local officials are desperate for new tools to address chronic homelessness for those with mental health issues. Source: Bill Aims to Help Homeless Suffering From Severe Mental Illness, Drug Addiction | The California Report | KQED News

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Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness

Upsurge Of Suburban Poor Discover Health Care’s Nowhere Land | California Healthline

More low-income people now live in suburbs than in cities or rural areas, putting a strain on local health services. Suburbs, which traditionally have had fewer resources or infrastructure, are scr… Source: Upsurge Of Suburban Poor Discover Health Care’s Nowhere Land | California Healthline