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    California marijuana market poised to explode

    California in 1996 became the first state to legalize pot for medicinal reasons, but it has yet to approve it for the overall adult population, or so-called "adult-use." Despite that, it has the largest pot market in the nation, according to a widely referenced report last year by San Francisco-based marijuana research and investment firm ArcView Group.  
    Who's riding motorcycles in California? Older, married, educated men with money -- and getting more so. New statistics prepared by the Motorcycle Industry Council show the median age of California motorcycle owners was 45 years old in 2012 -- having risen from 33 years in 1990, 38 years in 1998 and 41 years in 2009.  
     
    State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units used for other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.  
     
    Lawmakers approved a package of bills Friday designed to regulate the pumping of groundwater for the first time in California history.  
     
    Federal appeals court rejects Oracle argument to restore much of $1.3 billion verdict against SAP, says software titan is entitled to about $356 million.