California Assembly Approves Cannabis Excise TaxA bill passed the California State Assembly on Thursday would charge an excise tax on cannabis.
Proposed Marijuana Dispensary At Fisherman's Wharf Draws Opposition From Neighboring BusinessesThe Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood could start attracting medical marijuana patients if the San Francisco Planning Department approves a proposed cannabis dispensary in the neighborhood.
Retirees Ease Aging's Aches At East Bay Senior Citizen Marijuana ClubAt the Rossmoor Medical Marijuana Education and Support Club meeting in Walnut Creek, seniors learn how cannabis can help reduce chronic pain and make life more livable.
Federal Appeals Court Rejects Oakland Lawsuit Over Marijuana DispensaryA federal appeals court has rejected Oakland's attempt to stop the government from shutting down a large medical marijuana dispensary.
Hundreds Of Stoners Do 4-Mile Run To Prove You Can Mix Cannabis And Sports At 420 Games In SFMore than 300 came from around the Bay Area to Golden Gate Park to participate in a 4-mile run to change stoner stereotypes.
NorCal Water Board Adopts Nation's First Rules On Pot Growers' Water UseA first of its kind regulatory plan approved by North Coast water quality officials Thursday now requires marijuana growers to register their operations and prove they are practicing environmentally responsible farming methods.
4 Arrested At Napa Home Where Marijuana Plants, Other Contraband FoundAuthorities arrested four people Thursday at a Napa home, where detectives found marijuana plants and evidence of the manufacture of concentrated cannabis.
California Officials Consider State-Run Bank To Serve The Pot IndustryThe banking and marijuana industries could become unlikely allies in California’s green rush.
First Ever Television Commercial For Legal Marijuana Expected To AirA Denver tv station will break new ground in the world of legalized marijuana
California Bill Helps Medical Marijuana Users Access Organ TransplantsCalifornia lawmakers have passed a bill that prevents medical marijuana users from being denied organ transplants just because they use pot.
East Bay Assemblywoman Proposes Cap On Buying Butane As Illegal Hash-Lab Explosions Become More CommonHealth officials in California are concerned about a large increase in the number of hash-oil explosions stemming from illegal labs.
'Drug Breathalyzer' Bill Would Help Police Bust Stoned Drivers In CaliforniaAs cannabis advocates are lighting up to celebrate the unofficial national holiday of 4/20, a California lawmaker is reigniting a debate that would allow law enforcement to use new “drug breathalyzers” on people suspected of driving under the influence of marijuana and other drugs.