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California's surplus pot exports put its legalization plan at risk with the Feds

California produced at least 13.5 million pounds of marijuana last year five times more than the 2.5 million pounds it consumed.

Where did all that extra pot go?

The answer, experts say, is that much of it ended up in other states some where marijuana is still illegal.

As California prepares to allow cannabis sale for recreational use, that surplus has become a problem.


Late-night TV hosts decry Las Vegas killings, gun laws

Late-night comics decried the Las Vegas mass shooting as a confounding and repetitive American tragedy, with Jimmy Kimmel and Trevor Noah lashing out at politicians who oppose gun control.

"I don't know why our so-called leaders continue to allow this to happen," Kimmel said on his ABC show Monday, the day after the worst shooting in modern U.S. history claimed at least 59 lives.

"Or maybe a better question why do we continue to let them allow it to happen?" said an emotional Kimmel, who noted that Las Vegas was his hometown.

He slammed Republican congressional leaders Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan, saying it was good they sent prayers to Las Vegas but "they should be praying to God to forgive them for letting the gun lobby run this country."

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