Study Blames Marijuana Farms For Poisonings Of Endangered OwlsRat poison is contaminating endangered northern spotted owls in California forests, and marijuana farms appear to be to blame, according to a study published Thursday.
Erasure Of Marijuana Convictions To Be Made Easier Under California BillA Democratic lawmaker wants to make it easier for Californians with marijuana convictions to reduce or erase their records as the state moves into the next phase of legalized pot.
Legal Pot Lowers Demand for Drug-Sniffing Police DogsWith recreational marijuana legal in California, law enforcement agencies throughout the state must now consider the future of hundreds of pot-sniffing dogs.
San Francisco Recreational Pot Sales Begin as Cannabis Industry Shrugs Off Sessions' PolicyIn S.F., sales of recreational marijuana began at 9 a.m. Saturday. Six dispensaries in the city confirmed that they're selling recreational weed and all received their state licenses to sell on Friday. Other shops are expected to get approval soon.
California Pulls Public Service Ad Critics Said Promoted Marijuana UseCalifornia officials on Friday pulled an ad aimed at discouraging stoned driving after critics said it glorified and promoted marijuana use.
San Francisco Pot Dispensaries Await Final Approval For SalesOnly hours before the scheduled Saturday start of recreational pot sales in San Francisco, a cloud of confusion remains over the many dispensaries still waiting for the official green light from city and state officials.
Recreational Marijuana Comes To California With A Cloud Of UncertaintyCalifornians voted yes, but now the feds are saying no to marijuana.
Feds' Reversal On Marijuana Enforcement Clouds California Pot BusinessJust days after recreational pot became legal in California, one of the state's biggest and best-known marijuana dispensaries is trying to determine what the fed’s changing position on marijuana enforcement means for its budding business.
AG Sessions Targets Legal Marijuana; Newsom Calls Crackdown Part Of 'War' On CaliforniaAttorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, two people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.
Get A Pencil: California's Digital Marijuana-Tracking System DelayedThe state Department of Food and Agriculture, which is overseeing the tracking system, expected it to be functional for the first legal sales on Jan. 1. Now it could take months before the system launches.
California Pot Advocates Say Tax Rates Too High As Legal Sales BeginWhile marijuana dispensaries across California experienced long lines on the first day of legal recreational pot sales, advocates warn the legal industry won't survive without big changes.
Long Lines Greet First Day Of Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales In CaliforniaThe buzz among those lining up early Monday outside Oakland's Harborside dispensary had little to do with wild New Year's Eve celebrations.