California Update for Monday, January 8, 2018

Jan 8, 2018

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• California’s recreational marijuana law marks a milestone for the industry. But it doesn’t offer the complete freedom to smoke, buy and transport cannabis anywhere you please. 

Capital Public Radio’s PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols examined some of the restrictions Californians still face.

Find more on this story plus other Politifact California fact checks HERE.

United Farm Workers President Arturo Rodriguez (left) embraces Asm. Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) after the Assembly approved her AB 1066 on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016.
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• The #MeToo and We Said Enough movements to end the culture of sexual harassment at the California Capitol are spurring one lawmaker to try to give legislative employees the right to unionize.

Today's reporting by Chris Nichols and Ben Adler.