Oakland May Require More Local Ownership Of Medical Marijuana DispensariesA proposal to require more local ownership of medical-marijuana outlets in Oakland has taken a step forward.
State Medical Marijuana Czar Says She Never Smoked PotLori Ajax was appointed the first chief of the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation in February by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Money Laundering Charges For Man Suspected Of Owning Chain Of Bay Area Medical Marijuana ClinicsThe alleged owner of a chain of medical marijuana clinics is facing criminal charges again after KPIX5 first reported on the case last year.
Medical Marijuana Could See 15 Percent Sales TaxA California legislator proposed a 15 percent tax on the retail sales of medical marijuana with the introduction of a new bill Wednesday.
Facebook Shuts Down Medical Marijuana Dispensary Business PagesThree of New Jersey's five medical marijuana dispensaries have had their business pages shutdown by Facebook, cutting off what advocates call an integral place for customers to learn about which plant strains best treat their illness and where to find discounts.
California Marijuana Growers Face New Crop of Local BansDozens of cities and counties from across California are racing to enact new bans on marijuana-growing.
Pot States Take Fresh Look At Out-Of-State InvestmentStates that have legalized pot are taking a fresh look at making it easier for out-of-state investors to get in the weed business, saying the industry's ongoing difficulty in banking means they need new options to finance expansion.
Marin Co. Allows 4 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries In Unincorporated AreasThe Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved an ordinance allowing the licensing of four medical marijuana dispensaries operated by non-profit patient collectives in the unincorporated area of the county.
California Looks To Hire Medical Marijuana CzarIt’s a job posting you don’t see every day: California wants to hire a medical marijuana czar. While it could be a very lucrative opportunity, it does come with some catches.
Marijuana Farmers Claim 'Mendocino Shakedown' In Plant Seizures, Restitution Fee SystemOwners of medical marijuana farms say law enforcement is running amok in Mendocino County, with police seizing plants and other assets on private property in commando-style raids - without a search warrant - and making their agencies millions in the process.
Amoeba Music Wants To Sell Marijuana Alongside Jazz & ClassicalAmoeba Music in Berkeley is hoping for a boost in sales by offering medical marijuana in the Jazz & Classical section.
Gov. Brown Enacts First-Ever Regulations For Medical Marijuana IndustryCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a trio of bills designed to rein in and regulate the state's medical marijuana industry for the first time.