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High Time For Legalization

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California, the nation’s most populous state, votes again this Fall on the legalization of marijuana. It’s yet another sign that the century-long prohibition may finally be lifting, one state at a time. This week on Sea Change Radio, we bring you four interviews from the National Cannabis Industry Association conference held recently in Oakland, CA.

Lyft and GM’s Express Drive Expands to Colorado and California

Welcomes Chevrolet Bolt EV in California
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ASPEN, Colo., July 15 /3BL Media/ – Lyft and General Motors today announced the expansion of their Express Drive short-term vehicle access program to California and Colorado, including the all-new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV.

The Future of Energy: Unleashing the Power of Innovation and Sustainability

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Welcome to an exciting new GreenMoney issue featuring five perspectives on the World of Energy Today and Tomorrow:

Blue Shield Of California's Narcotic Safety Initiative Helps Plan Participants Avoid Opioid Dependence

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SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Blue Shield of California's Narcotic Safety Initiative, the health plan's three-year program to help its plan participants avoid opioid abuse and addiction, is seeing significant results in its first year.

Cox and The Trust For Public Land Announce Lee Heller as California’s 2016 Cox Conserves Hero

$20,000 going to local environmental nonprofits
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SAN DIEGO, June 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Cox and The Trust for Public Land today named Lee Heller as California’s 2016 Cox Conserves Hero. Environmental Defense Center, Heller’s nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000. Representing Orange County, San Diego and Santa Barbara, three finalists were chosen by local judging panels. The finalists then competed in an online public vote for the title of California’s Cox Conserves Hero.

Kids Learn About STEM from the Environment

GM/NWF collaboration reaches thousands of students
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More than 4,000 kids are participating in a new environmental education initiative that’s helping them learn about STEM subjects through a green lens.

GM Eco-Green is a collaboration among the National Wildlife Federation and General Motors’ dealers, suppliers and non-manufacturing facilities across the U.S. The place-based, hands-on program exposes students to STEM career paths while encouraging them to become effective future leaders, problem solvers and environmental stewards.

Westlake Action Team Raises $3,114 With 5K Run

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Westlake Action Team members organized a 5K race, “Action Run”, to support their efforts to bring disadvantaged youth to their first-ever Dodgers game in June.

Runners traversed an intricate course around the Westlake High School track and through the campus on April 24 Runners received a complimentary Action Run pin and were treated to an Italian ice courtesy of Chris Fick, Robert Fick’s brother, at the conclusion of the race.

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) Issues World’s First Certified Green Bond for Water Infrastructure

$240 Million Wastewater Revenue Bond to Finance Stormwater and Wastewater Management Projects
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In a world first, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has become the first entity to issue a green bond certified under the Water Climate Bonds Standard, a screening tool that specifies the criteria that must be met for bonds labelled as “green” or earmarked for funding water-related, low carbon initiatives.

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