Recreational marijuana rules rile pot-friendly San Francisco
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Recreational marijuana rules rile pot-friendly San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Famously pro-cannabis San Francisco, where the 4/20 marijuana holiday is celebrated with a group smoke-out on Hippie Hill, is having a surprisingly difficult time establishing regulations for the broad legal pot market coming to California in January. Writing local rules in the weed-friendly city has taken a contentious turn as critics, … Continue reading

Chinese president to head to Africa
Middle East

Chinese president to head to Africa

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Some immigration signs at Zimbabwe’s main international airport are in Chinese, a sign of China’s deep economic inroads in Africa, which Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit this week. Xi arrives Tuesday in Zimbabwe before heading on Wednesday to South Africa. There, he will attend a forum on cooperation between Africa … Continue reading

Arts & Entertainment / Movies

Warner Bros. to make Chinese-language films in HK venture

BEIJING (AP) — Hollywood studio Warner Bros. and a Chinese investment company said Sunday that they will jointly produce Chinese-language movies for the international market, as entertainment companies in the world’s two biggest movie markets increasingly collaborate. Warner Bros. and China Media Capital announced their Hong Kong-based joint venture two days before the start of … Continue reading