Medical marijuana

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Oakland Lawsuit Over Marijuana Dispensary

A federal appeals court has rejected Oakland’s attempt to stop the government from shutting down a large medical marijuana dispensary.

08/20/2015

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Hundreds Of Stoners Do 4-Mile Run To Prove You Can Mix Cannabis And Sports At 420 Games In SF

More than 300 came from around the Bay Area to Golden Gate Park to participate in a 4-mile run to change stoner stereotypes.

08/15/2015

A vendor weighs buds for card-carrying medical marijuana patients attending Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, or Independence Day, in Los Angeles, California on July 4, 2014 where organizer's of the 3-day event plan to showcase high quality cannabis from growers and vendors throughout the state. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

High Time For a Medical Marijuana Tax? Former GOP State Senator Thinks So

A former tax-fighting Republican state senator now thinks it’s time to slap an excise tax on sales of medical marijuana.

08/13/2015

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

California Officials Consider State-Run Bank To Serve The Pot Industry

The banking and marijuana industries could become unlikely allies in California’s green rush.

08/01/2015

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First Medical Marijuana Dispensary In Nevada Opens Near Reno

Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana cards lined up outside Silver State Relief, between a sub shop and pizza place in Sparks, to be among the first to buy as much as a half-ounce of pot for $195.

07/31/2015

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San Francisco Won’t Permit ‘Pot Luck’ Medical Marijuana Food Festival

Last month, San Francisco’s first medical marijuana food festival made national headlines. Now, city officials said they will not allow a second one, and the organizer of the event accuses the city of intimidating cannabis clubs to discourage them from taking part.

07/15/2015

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Court Rules San Francisco Medical Marijuana Dispensary Can’t Deduct Business Expenses

A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a San Francisco medical marijuana dispensary can’t deduct business expenses for sales of the drug from its taxable income.

07/09/2015

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California Bill Helps Medical Marijuana Users Access Organ Transplants

California lawmakers have passed a bill that prevents medical marijuana users from being denied organ transplants just because they use pot.

06/23/2015

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

SideCar Enters Medical Marijuana Delivery Business In San Francisco

Ridesharing service SideCar announced this week that it would offer medical marijuana delivery to customers in San Francisco.

05/13/2015

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Medicinal Pot-Laced Doggie Treats Won’t Get Fido High… But They May Get Him Well

An Oakland-based company is making pot-laced treats for ailing pampered pooches that owners say don’t get them high, they get them well. They’re called Treat-ibles.

04/22/2015

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