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County Supervisors Vote To Consider Marijuana Ban

County Supervisors Vote To Consider Marijuana Ban

Jan. 25
By City News Service

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to consider to consider a ban on all marijuana businesses in unincorporated county areas.

How LSD Alleviated Author's Depression

How LSD Alleviated Author's Depression

Jan. 24
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

Ayelet Waldman decided to try microdosing to combat her depression when her medication stopped working. Microdosing involves taking a small amount of LSD, in her case 10 micrograms, every three to four days.

First Person: Encinitas Woman Uses Tibetan Bowls As Healing Tool

First Person: Encinitas Woman Uses Tibetan Bowls As Healing Tool

Jan. 23
By Megan Burke

Encinitas resident Diáne Mandle uses sound to help others reduce their pain and stress. She is a sound healer and creates percussive sounds by playing Tibetan bowls.

California's Pot Czar Discusses Marijuana Regulations

California's Pot Czar Discusses Marijuana Regulations

Jan. 23
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Lori Ajax is the chief of California's Bureau of Marijuana Control. The agency is charged with licensing cannabis farmers, product manufacturers, testing labs, distributors and retailers. Those regulations need to be in place by Jan. 1, 2018.

Program Focuses On Tracking Air Pollution At US-Mexico Border

Program Focuses On Tracking Air Pollution At US-Mexico Border

Jan. 23
By Erik Anderson

San Ysidro residents may know soon whether the heavy traffic that moves through their community is carrying an air pollution risk.

More Than 30,000 San Diegans March For Women's Rights

More Than 30,000 San Diegans March For Women's Rights

Jan. 20
By Megan Burks, KPBS News, Brooke Ruth

Downtown San Diego was a sea of pink as thousands of demonstrators gathered at the Civic Center Plaza in downtown San Diego for the Women's March Saturday morning.

Flu-Related Hospitalizations At 10-Year High In California

Flu-Related Hospitalizations At 10-Year High In California

Jan. 20
By Kenny Goldberg

State health officials say this year's flu season is shaping up to be much more severe than last year's.

UC San Diego Gets Millions In Grants For Cancer, Zika Research

UC San Diego Gets Millions In Grants For Cancer, Zika Research

Jan. 20
By City News Service

UC San Diego School of Medicine received a pair of $2.1 million grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

San Diego Small Business Group Calls Obamacare Repeal Misguided

San Diego Small Business Group Calls Obamacare Repeal Misguided

Jan. 18
By Kenny Goldberg

A San Diego coalition of small businesses has added its voice to the chorus of opposition to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Price Says Affordability, Access Key To Health Care Reform

Price Says Affordability, Access Key To Health Care Reform

Jan. 18
By Associated Press

President-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary said Wednesday that access and affordability were his goals for revamping health care, and he offered assurances that the new administration is not planning to launch a Medicare overhaul.