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The American Veterinary Medical Association’s policy-making body wants the DEA to declassify marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug ‘to facilitate research opportunities for veterinary and human medical uses.’
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As fires destroyed homes, Sonoma County prosecutors allege six landlords illegally increased prices by more than 30 percent. Forty-plus cases are under investigation.

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Santa Rosa City Council OK’s a series of updates to accessory-dwelling-unit rules, in an effort to make it easier for homeowners to build them. Such units are eyed to increase the housing supply.
The latest North Bay Business Journal research focuses on North Bay banks, grapevine nurseries and shipping carriers.
The federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau on Thursday gave final approval to the 202,000-acre windswept, pinot noir-dominated Petaluma Gap winegrowing region between the San Francisco bay waters and the ocean.
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Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Coursey talks with North Bay Business Journal about the city’s ongoing response to the October wildfires.
John Foraker, leader of trailblazing East Bay organic foods company Annie’s Homegrown for 17 years and now co-founder of at children’s food startup, will keynote the 2017 North Coast Specialty Food and Beverage Industry Conference in Santa Rosa on Jan. 31.
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