California Could Cut Pot Taxes In Bid To Lure Legal UsersGrowers and sellers in the nation's largest legal marketplace have been complaining that taxes that in some cases top 40 percent are too high.
California Seeks To End Promotion Of Unlicensed Pot ShopsAn online company that provides maps of marijuana dispensaries has been ordered to stop promoting California businesses that do not have state licenses.
Sonoma DA To Clear Nearly 3,000 Marijuana-Related ConvictionsThe Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office is directing staff to begin clearing nearly 3,000 cannabis-related convictions.
States May Follow Berkeley In Declaring Sanctuary For Pot BusinessesTaking a cue from the fight over immigration, some states that have legalized marijuana are considering providing so-called sanctuary status for licensed pot businesses.
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.
Medley Of Agencies Tasked With Enforcing California Pot LawsSince no single agency has overarching responsibility, supporters and opponents of legalization worry how well the laws will be followed.
California Pot Shops Roll Out Hoopla As Sales Set To StartMarijuana legalization arrives Monday in California with lots of hoopla, but only a handful of cities will initially have retail outlets ready to sell recreational pot.
State Launches Campaign To Prevent 'Stoned' DrivingWith the legalization of recreational marijuana less than a week away, California traffic safety officials unveiled a multi-media campaign Wednesday aimed at preventing "stoned" driving.
Border Checkpoints Will Crack Down On Pot Despite California LegalizationCalifornia legalizes marijuana for recreational use Monday, but that won't stop federal agents from seizing the drug on busy freeways and backcountry highways.
California Gets Ready To Ignite Cannabis Culinary-Arts SceneThe world’s largest legal recreational marijuana market kicks off Monday in California, and the trendsetting state is set to ignite the cannabis culinary scene.
Big Labor Sees Growth Potential In California Pot WorkersThe United Farm Workers, Teamsters and United Food and Commercial Workers are looking to unionize the tens of thousands of potential workers involved in the legal weed game, from planters to rollers to sellers.