Sen. Kamala Harris Introducing Proposal To Decriminalize Marijuana, Expunge ConvictionsSen. Kamala Harris will introduce legislation Tuesday that decriminalizes marijuana on the federal level, marking her boldest legislative step on the issue.
California Cannabis Regulators Struggle With Job, Audit ShowsThe agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy for the nation's largest cannabis economy, an audit found.
Oakland Delays Action On Reducing Cannabis Taxes; Business Owners ChafeThe Oakland City Council early Wednesday delayed taking any action on reducing cannabis business taxes until the fall, leading to frustration from cannabis business operators who argue that the city is at risk of losing business.
Jay-Z Partners With Bay Area Cannabis Company As Brand StrategistJay-Z is heading into the marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist in partnership with San Jose-based cannabis product company Caliva.
'Nellie Kush': Former Warriors Coach Don Nelson Talks About Maui Marijuana FarmIn an interview, former Golden State Warriors coach Don Nelson revealed that he grows marijuana on his farm in Maui
#Weedwise Campaign By California Marijuana Regulators Slams Illegal PotMarijuana shoppers are going to be getting a message from California regulators: Go legal.
San Francisco Program Treats Opioid Addiction With PotAn average 130 Americans die every day of an opioid overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An innovative San Francisco program aims to treat the addiction but it's not without controversy.
Driving While High: Offenders Don't Think They'll Be ArrestedA new survey released by AAA shows an alarming trend: more people are admitting they are driving high and many don’t think they will get caught.
San Francisco Man Mailed Quarter Ton Of Pot To Virginia A San Francisco man has been sentenced to prison after admitting to mailing more than a quarter ton of marijuana to an associate in Virginia five pounds at a time.
Santa Cruz Deputies Bust 2 Illegal Marijuana Grows, Seize 10K PlantsSanta Cruz County sheriff's deputies seized more than 10,000 cannabis plants from two separate unpermitted grow sites in the past month, county officials said Monday.
State Senate OKs Bill Creating Special Pot BanksShut out of the traditional banking system by federal laws, the country's largest legal marijuana market in California could benefit if the state approves a measure creating a special class of banks to handle pot money.
Gov. Newsom Seeks To End Tax On Tampons, Diapers As Part Of 'Parents' Agenda'California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, unveiled Tuesday what they call a "parents' agenda," including proposals to end the sales tax on tampons and diapers and to use revenue from legal marijuana sales to expand child care programs.
'PowerPlant Park' Could Make Richmond The Cannabis Capital Of Contra Costa CountyThe city of Richmond could see hundreds of new jobs and millions of dollars in additional tax revenue thanks to a recently approved marijuana production complex.
Cannabis Can Motivate You To Exercise, Study FindsHealth experts say using cannabis could actually motivate someone to get to the gym.
Former Oakland Airport Baggage Handler Sentenced For Role In Marijuana Smuggling PlotA former baggage handler at Oakland International Airport was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to 2 ½ years in prison for his part in a plot to smuggle marijuana grown in Northern California to at least 10 other states.