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Richard Lee

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  • Founder plans to give up Oaksterdam after raid

     
    Richard Lee, whose bid to legalize marijuana in California brought him international attention, plans to give up ownership of his Oakland-based marijuana businesses after a federal raid this week seized many of their assets, including plants, bank...
  • Santa Barbara is latest county to face federal pot crackdown

     
    The widening federal crackdown on California’s medical marijuana industry reached Santa Barbara this week, with prosecutors filing forfeiture suits, executing search warrants, and sending warning letters related to more than a dozen growers and...
  • Are Isometric Exercises Safe For The Heart?

    Q. Long ago, I was told that isometric exercises, like weight lifting, shouldn't be done by anyone with a heart condition. Is that still the prevailing wisdom? A. Isometric exercises are those in which a muscle tenses but doesn't contract. Clasping...
  • Chest Pains When Exercising?

    Chest Pains When Exercising?
    Q. I work out regularly six times a week, but suffer from exercise-induced angina and what my doctor calls a vascular problem. If I start exercising without first warming up, my chest starts to feel "tight" before I've walked 100 yards. The same thing...
  • Neurogen To Sell Real Estate For $3.5 Million

    With its sale to a San Diego firm expected to close by year's end, Neurogen Corp. of Branford has now agreed to sell its real estate to a Fairfield developer in a separate deal. Three days after announcing it would sell its 160,000-square-foot properties...
  • Marijuana legalization initiative headed for 2010 ballot, organizers say

     
    Supporters of an initiative that would legalize marijuana in California say they have collected enough signatures to ensure that it will be on the November 2010 ballot. The petition drive, which was run by a professional signature-gathering firm,...
  • Marijuana legalization backers hand in initiative petitions

     
    Supporters of legalized marijuana announced today that they have gathered about 700,000 signatures for their initiative, virtually guaranteeing voters will see it on the November ballot. They plan to turn in the petitions today to elections officials in...
  • Initiative to legalize marijuana qualifies for November ballot

     
    State election officials announced Wednesday that an initiative to legalize marijuana will be on the November ballot, triggering what will likely be an expensive, divisive and much-watched campaign to decide whether California will again lead the nation...
  • Marijuana legalization initiative had only $62,000 in cash on hand at end of June, according to new report

     
    The campaign to pass Proposition 19, the marijuana legalization initiative, had just $62,000 in cash to spend at the end of June, according to a campaign finance report filed today, an amount far short of what would be needed to......
  • State lawyers want to postpone Lisker case until after election

     
    Lawyers in state Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown’s office want to postpone their bid to send a man wrongly convicted of murder back to prison on a technicality until after their boss’ upcoming election for governor, attorneys said Thursday. Attorney William......
  • Cover story: Prop. 19 proponent

     
    Richard Lee rolled his wheelchair up the ramp and glided onstage, steering himself to a table draped in a green cloth with “Oaksterdam University” spelled out in gold, varsity-sweater letters. The founder of the nation's first marijuana trade sch...