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WAMM Rally at City Hall for Medical Marijuana (part 2/3)

On July 16, hundreds of people marched and rolled on Pacific Ave. and over to Santa Cruz City Hall in a demonstration of community solidarity opposing the recent decision of the Supreme Court and of Congress that leaves sick and dying Californians vulnerable to persecution from the federal government.

In a symbolic act of compassionate access, WAMM patient members led the march holding live cannabis plants. This solemn event honored the 154 WAMM members who have died since WAMM's inception in 1993.
 

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LOCAL News :: Civil & Human Rights : Health & Drugs : Police State

Liberate Cannabis (part 1/3)

On July 16, hundreds of people marched and rolled on Pacific Ave. and over to Santa Cruz City Hall in a demonstration of community solidarity opposing the recent decision of the Supreme Court and of Congress that leaves sick and dying Californians vulnerable to persecution from the federal government.

In a symbolic act of compassionate access, WAMM patient members led the march holding live cannabis plants. This solemn event honored the 154 WAMM members who have died since WAMM's inception in 1993.
 

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LOCAL News :: Health & Drugs : Labor & Economics : Transportation

FSRN: Santa Cruz Transit Workers Rally for Health Care & Wages

Transit workers around the nation have been facing off with employers over health care and wages. In Oakland, CA a strike of 2,300 Bay Area Rapid Transit workers was derailed early Wednesday morning, after union officials, and BART management agreed to contract terms. Elsewhere, union officials in Phoenix, AZ put the brakes on a June 30 bus strike, and in Philadelphia last month, SEPTA (transit) workers agreed to stay on the job without a contract until Sept 5. Meanwhile, Santa Cruz Metro workers, are ramping up pressure for a fair deal after their contract talks reached a stalemate. FSRN's Vinny Lombardo looks at how rising health insurance costs leave both workers and employers unable to foot the bill.
 

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LOCAL News :: Health & Drugs : Labor & Economics : Transportation

Metro Workers Struggle for Contract

Santa Cruz Metro workers, are ramping up pressure for a fair deal after their contract talks reached a stalemate. Bus drivers, mechanics, and other workers, who've gone without a contract since March 31, maintained a three hour picket line at the downtown bus station Wednesday, after talks with management broke off.
 

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LOCAL Announcement :: Globalization & Capitalism : Health & Drugs : Technology

Human Genetic Engineering: A Guide for Activists, Skeptics, and the Very Perplexed (7/6)

Wednesday, July 6
7:30pm

Capitola Book Cafe
1475 41st Ave, Capitola

Free
 

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