Marijuana

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco To Launch Marijuana-Themed Newspaper In 2015

The San Francisco Media Company is replacing the San Francisco Bay Guardian with the Bay Area’s first marijuana-themed newspaper.

12/31/2014

KPIX Special California's Green Rush

KPIX News Special: California’s Green Rush, The Business Of Marijuana In The Golden State

KPIX 5 News’ in-depth look at the marijuana business in California since it became the first state to legalize the use of medical pot 17 years ago.

12/20/2014

Medical marijuana. (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

San Jose Heavily Fines Illegally Operating Marijuana Dispensaries

San Jose has assessed over $160,000 in fines against illegally operating marijuana dispensaries. 19 of the city’s 23 collectives found to have been operating illegally have now closed.

12/17/2014

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Bake And Bend: San Francisco Yoga Class Adds Pot To Practice

Ganja Yoga in San Francisco offers students the chance to blend marijuana with their stretching and relaxation practice.

12/17/2014

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Study: Active Ingredient In Marijuana Effective In Treatment Of Alzheimer’s

Relief for the millions of seniors who suffer from Azheimer’s Disease may come in form of a joint.

12/04/2014

Green Friday Sales

California Tradition Of ‘Green Friday’ Medical Pot Sales Spreads Nationwide

It’s an annual tradition familiar to medical marijuana users in the Golden State. Now, with recreational pot legal in Washington and Colorado, “Green Friday” has gone national.

11/28/2014

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Growing Number Of Drivers Under Influence Of Marijuana Worrying Bay Area Traffic Officials

Cases of people driving with drugs in their system are on the rise in California, and state traffic safety officials said they are especially concerned about those who use marijuana, then get behind the wheel.

11/20/2014

Marijuana

DEA Agents Find 500 Plants In Oakland Marijuana Grow, Man Arrested

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials arrested a man while serving a search warrant at an Oakland marijuana grow Thursday morning, a DEA spokeswoman said.

11/20/2014

Cannabis plant leaf (OLIVER BERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Marijuana’s Active Ingredients May Have Power To Kill Aggressive Brain Cancer

Marijuana’s active ingredients have the power to kill a certain type of aggressive brain cancer, according to a new study.

11/18/2014

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

‘Vape’ Becomes Oxford Dictionary Word Of The Year

According to Oxford, the use of the word “vape”, which can be used as both a word or a noun, has doubled in 2014 (from the previous year), and its rampant use could no longer be ignored.

11/18/2014

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