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California Unemployment Rate Falls To 2008 Levels.

Unemployment dropped in California last month to levels not seen since the days before the economic meltdown in 2008.

The statewide unemployment rate in May fell two-tenths of a percentage point, to 7.6 percent, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.

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Is Legalizing Marijuana A Dopey Idea?

In 2014, Colorado became the first U.S. state to legalize the commercial sale of cannabis. Despite the strong protest of many Denver officials, including Mayor Michael Hancock, the legalization went ahead on January 1 of this year. There have been no apparent substantial drawbacks to the legalization so far, but it will likely take years, not months, before we can accurately study the effects of this legislation.

Despite the outward stability of the legalization, those opposing it are still vocal and plentiful...

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Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2014/06/20/6499169/california-unemployment-rate-falls.html#storylink=cpy