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April 2019

California, an early adopter of legalized marijuana, has adopted progressive approaches that keep it in the lead among like-minded states. Find out what's happening, weed-wise, in the Golden State and Colorado, in the April issue of Planning. Plus, learn how states are addressing climate change as federal action stalls. Then take a quick trip to Athens, where entrepreneurs are revitalizing a neighborhood pummeled by years of austerity.

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From Seed to Sale

Even as more states legalize marijuana, California's progressive approach continues to lead the pack. Juell Stewart catches up with planners making the industry work for their communities. Plus: A Cannabis History, Planning and Policy Lessons from Colorado, Can Cannabis Policies Catch Up?

Improvisational Athens

Planner Michael Kavalar visits post-austerity Greece, where urban entrepreneurs are stitching together a frayed Athens neighborhood, one community-driven shop at a time.

The Climate Fight Goes Local

As federal commitment to the Paris Agreement wavers, municipalities across the U.S. are stepping up to the climate action plate. Story by Madeline Boden. Plus: Iowa City's Climate Action Plan

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