Monday, November 20

Members from Bruin Democrats and the Bruin Republicans debated on issues such as U.S. foreign policy and anti-discrimination laws at the CrossFire debate Thursday evening. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Members from Bruin Democrats and the Bruin Republicans debated on issues such as U.S. foreign policy and anti-discrimination laws at the CrossFire debate Thursday evening. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Speakers at the Raising Wages Across Border Conference, held at the UCLA Faculty Center, talked about the effect of minimum wage increases on different communities and the positive impact of immigration on the economy. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Speakers at the Raising Wages Across Border Conference, held at the UCLA Faculty Center, talked about the effect of minimum wage increases on different communities and the positive impact of immigration on the economy. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Enja Eriksen, the manager of a medical marijuana dispensary called Paradise Collective, said she thinks high marijuana taxes will force the dispensary to increase the prices of the products it sells. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Experts say marijuana taxes unlikely to weed out customers

New marijuana taxes that go into effect January may increase prices, but probably will not reduce marijuana consumption, said several policy experts and dispensary staff. California voters approved Proposition 64 in November 2016, allowing residents over the age of 21 to possess up to one ounce of marijuana and grow up to six plants. Read more...

Enja Eriksen, the manager of a medical marijuana dispensary called Paradise Collective, said she thinks high marijuana taxes will force the dispensary to increase the prices of the products it sells. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Paul Stares, a a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, spoke about preventative engagement at an event hosted by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations on Monday. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)
Paul Stares, a a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, spoke about preventative engagement at an event hosted by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations on Monday. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Protesters and individuals wearing "Make American Great Again" hats engaged in political debates sparked Ben Shapiro's speech on campus. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
Protesters and individuals wearing "Make American Great Again" hats engaged in political debates sparked Ben Shapiro's speech on campus. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Ben Shapiro, a conservative commentator, explained the nine elements of fascism and said left-leaning university campuses display those behaviors. (Kristie Valerie-Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)
Ben Shapiro, a conservative commentator, explained the nine elements of fascism and said left-leaning university campuses display those behaviors. (Kristie Valerie-Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Ted Lieu, who represents UCLA and Westwood in Congress, hosted the town hall Friday night to highlight veterans' experiences. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)
Ted Lieu, who represents UCLA and Westwood in Congress, hosted the town hall Friday night to highlight veterans' experiences. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)


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