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$3.7M Settlement Reached In Pep Boys Lawsuit: Alameda County DA

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ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA — A multi-million dollar settlement has been reached following allegations by Alameda County and other California counties that retailer Pep Boys violated California laws by routinely and illegally disposing of automotive fluids, used motor oil and other hazardous wastes into trash bins destined for municipal landfills, according to a news release from the Alameda County District Attorney's Office.

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley announced the $3.7 million settlement Monday. It resolves the case against The Pep Boys Manny Moe & Jack of California (Pep Boys), which also alleged that Pep Boys routinely failed to shred customer records containing confidential information before disposing of those items in the trash.

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California pot seller asks court to void county delivery ban

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LOS ANGELES — Another legal fight is underway over home marijuana delivery in California.

A licensed cannabis company has sued Santa Cruz County, claiming that it’s violating state law by prohibiting deliveries from out-of-county retailers into a swath of unincorporated areas.

The East of Eden Cannabis Co. lawsuit filed Friday in Superior Court in Santa Cruz County comes as the latest development in a thorny legal fight over who decides where pot can be delivered in California, the nation’s largest legal marijuana market.

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