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Posted by: thepinetree on 09/16/2019 02:16 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 09/17/2019 08:19 AM
Expires: 09/16/2029 12:00 AM
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(Tonight at 6pm) State Department of Insurance Town Hall Meeting With State of California Insurance Commissioner Rica

San Andreas, CA...State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and his staff will host a Town Hall Meeting on Monday September 16, 2019 at 6 pm. The Town Hall will be held at San Andreas Town Hall, 24 Church Hill Road, San Andreas, CA. The Insurance Commissioner will present about the current state of getting and maintaining homeowner’s insurance in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI). This informational discussion will provide statewide trend data, consumer protection laws update and risk reduction through prevention and mitigation. The public is invited to attend and share personal experiences with insurance nonrenewal and rate increases with the Commissioner and his staff. (Editor's Note...Below is our video from the meeting in Tuolumne County. Let's hope past is not prologue and they come prepared with more concrete solutions)








For more information, contact the County Administrative Office, 209.754.6025


Event occurs on 09/16/2019 from 06:00 PM to .



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Wasting your time
Posted on: 2019-09-16 14:48:39   By: Anonymous
 
he will tell you his hands are tied and he would really like to do the job he was elected for, but the regulations won’t let him, .. talk about someone that needs to be recalled!,
The fact is he was bought out by the insurance companies, he will tell you he is sorry, he will tell you that he plans on giving the money back(someday), and he won’t let that happen again, I don’t think we should give him a chance to even run, much less get any votes at all!
Everyone should just stay home and not let him have a chance to BS anyone, the only thing you will get from going to the smoke and mirror, dog and pony show, is more POed then you are now....... Totally a waste of time and energy,

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    Re: Wasting your time
    Posted on: 2019-09-16 15:52:38   By: Anonymous
     
    If you like smoke blown up your ass you should go.

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      Re: Wasting your time
      Posted on: 2019-09-16 17:25:39   By: Anonymous
       
      Don’t worry, I’m with the government and I’m here to help

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    Re: Wasting your time
    Posted on: 2019-09-17 05:48:17   By: Anonymous
     
    You make it sound like he's the biggest liar in the state of California. You make him sound like the Ins. Companies bought him. You make this guy sound like he'd shake your hand calling you his best friend and when you turned your back to walk away he'd plant a 12" 🔪 in your spine. You make this guy sound exactly like a Democrat.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-09-16 20:07:53   By: Anonymous
 
Just impossible to listen to this. Too many rude people talking in the background.

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    Gavin Values
    Posted on: 2019-09-16 20:31:51   By: Anonymous
     
    This is all Gavin's dirty deeds , go Democrats

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      Re: Gavin Liberal Values
      Posted on: 2019-09-16 21:52:23   By: Anonymous
       


      I blame the government policies, both Federal and State, for our citizen's Insurance coverage woes. Too many years kowtowing to environazi minority viewpoint of leaving the woods to it's own demise. We are called to manage our environment or be doomed for the mismanagement of such.

      You can fight or contain fires and be aggressive in managing the woods, if you are a prescient human.
      Fire insurance is the BIG Issue in California and the government dictates fire management.
      We need to harvest the forest responsibly, maintain and thin the woods, graze the under-story and start fighting fires again instead of "Managing Fires".
      Until this state can manage our woodlands resources responsibly we will get less and less insurance coverage for more and more premium cost because Insurance Company actuaries in places like Chicago, Delaware, Omaha and Kansas City will continue to think of California as a mismanaged tinderbox waiting to explode into flames.
      And they would be correct.

      Log it, Graze it or Watch It Burn.



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Synthetic Marijuana Found In CBD Products Across Multiple States
Posted on: 2019-09-17 02:57:07   By: Anonymous
 
CBD gummies and vape cartridges laced with synthetic marijuana have been found in Maryland, Louisiana and 11 other states, according to a new AP investigation.

CBD edibles and vapes spiked with a variety of synthetic marijuana compounds have found their way to consumers in Louisiana, Maryland and nearly a dozen other states, according to a nationwide Associated Press investigation into unregulated cannabidiol products. Synthetic marijuana, often marketed as K2 or Spice, has been linked to mass hospitalizations and other health emergencies across the U.S. and Europe. While they have nothing to do with cannabis plants, synthetic marijuana chemicals somewhat mimic the activity of cannabinoids, but they are significantly more potent. Adverse reactions to synthetic marijuana range from fainting and dizziness to vomiting, heart and lung illness, coma, and even death.

Investigation Uncovers CBD Vape Cartridges and Edibles Spiked with Synthetic Marijuana
The U.S. hemp-derived cannabidiol industry is growing rapidly, thanks to the lifting of the ban on hemp products. But unregulated, untested CBD products still dominate the market. And while many products come from reputable companies that are as transparent as possible about their manufacturing processes, some originate from sources that are lacing products with dangerous synthetic chemicals.

The term synthetic marijuana is somewhat of a misnomer. It’s a catch-all term for unknown chemical mixtures sprayed on or added to smokable herbs and flowers and typically inhaled or ingested, hence its association with cannabis. These drugs provide a cheap, intense and dangerous high. And now, investigators are finding them in CBD vape and edible products.

AP’s investigation began with a nationwide survey of law enforcement. That survey revealed that at least 128 of 350 CBD products labs tested contained synthetic “marijuana.” Gummy bears accounted for 36 of those 128. The rest were vape products. AP says most of the testing occurred in Southern states. And in Mississippi, labs detected fentanyl in some products labeled CBD.

Through the survey, AP obtained a list of brands and products containing synthetic marijuana. It then sent reporters to purchase those products in retailers across the U.S. and have them tested. In all, AP turned up contaminated CBD products in 13 states. Some of the products could be purchased online and shipped anywhere in the U.S.

Because the investigation focused on suspect brands and products, its results don’t represent the CBD market as a whole. Still, the report highlights the dangers of untested cannabidiol products at a time when the U.S. is still dealing with a string of vape-linked illnesses and deaths.

Green Machine, Yolo Vape Cartridges Found Containing Synthetic Marijuana
AP reporters have so far tested about 30 suspicious cartridges purchased at convenience stores mostly located in Southern states. Lab tests showed that 10 of the 30 contained synthetic marijuana, including Juul-compatible Green Machine CBD pods and Yolo CBD vape cartridges. Test results found the cartridges contained chemicals linked to multiple deaths in Europe and dozens of hospitalization in the U.S., spanning states from Utah to Louisiana to Maryland.

One of those cartridges, sold at a mom-and-pop convenience store, the 7 to 11 Store, put a young man in a coma in South Carolina. Jay Jenkins said two puffs of a vape cartridge he thought contained CBD induced hallucinations and made him feel like he was dead. According to Jenkins’ medical records, he suffered acute respiratory failure after being rushed to the hospital, where he fell into a brief coma.

There are no consistencies in terms of the chemicals found or the products contaminated with them, either. Products found to contain no synthetic marijuana in one state tested positive for them in another. For Green Machine CBD pods, for example, four of seven tested positive for synthetic marijuana.

Furthermore, investigators had little luck tracking down anyone to hold accountable for the spiked CBD products. Retailers typically point higher up the supply chain, placing blame with producers and manufacturers. The absence of any regulatory oversight makes it very difficult to track down the people behind the laced CBD products. As a result, the American Association of Poison Control Centers has listed CBD as “an emerging hazard.”

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    Re: /\/\Synthetic Marijuana Found In CBD Products Across Multiple States
    Posted on: 2019-09-17 08:32:47   By: Anonymous
     
    Ditto-yep!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-09-17 07:21:37   By: Anonymous
 
Gavin's puppet

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