Concord City Council Puts Support Behind Cannabis Delivery Businesses Over DispensariesThe Concord City Council expressed strong support Tuesday night for crafting an ordinance that would permit a marijuana delivery business to set up shop within city limits, but was less enthusiastic about the possibility of a dispensary selling cannabis for recreational use.
Los Angeles Seeks To Wipe Out Old Pot Convictions, Following San Francisco LeadLos Angeles-area prosecutors are joining other district attorneys to use technology to wipe out or reduce as many as 50,000 old marijuana convictions years after California voters broadly legalized the drug.
Garbage Bags Of Marijuana Spill Along Oakland FreewayA truck filled with garbage bags stuffed with marijuana trimmings dumped part of its load along a mile stretch of Highway 880 in Oakland, the California Highway Patrol reported Friday.
UC Scientists Hack Beer Yeast To Create THC, CBD - Active Chemicals Found In MarijuanaScientists have found a way to produce the mind-altering cannabis chemical known as THC, and its therapeutic cousin CBD, with genetically modified beer yeast.
San Francisco DA: Computer Algorithm To Help Dismiss Thousands Of Pot ConvictionsSan Francisco's district attorney's office will dismiss some 9,000 marijuana convictions with the use of technology to identify cases made eligible through the passage of California's law allowing use of recreational marijuana.
Harris Says She Has Smoked Pot, Supports Marijuana LegalizationSen. Kamala Harris said Monday she has smoked marijuana and supports the legalization of the drug.
California Marijuana Tax Cuts Eyed As Revenues Fall Far ShortCalifornia lawmakers are looking to reduce state marijuana taxes in an effort to get more producers and consumers to leave the black market.
UC Berkeley Launching Cannabis Industry Research CenterThe University of California at Berkeley has launched the Cannabis Research Center that will explore the impacts of cannabis production on the environment and society.
Lawmakers Seek Tax Cuts For Sluggish California Legal Pot IndustryA Bay Area member of the Assembly is among a group of Democratic state lawmakers seeking major tax cuts for the marijuana industry to jump-start's California's sluggish legal marketplace.
Joe Montana Makes Investment In Cannabis CompanyHall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana has made a big bet on California's new legalized marijuana market.
Antioch Church Ordered To End Cannabis Sales, DistributionA church in Antioch which offers cannabis as part of its healing rites has been issued a cease-and-desist letter by the city.
Year One A Mixed Bag For Businesses In California Marijuana MarketIn a nation increasingly embracing legal cannabis, California stands out as the country's biggest pot shop. Some companies are doing well but many are not.
California's Legal Pot Rush Falls Short For DispensariesJust one year ago, the arrival of legalized, recreational marijuana came with a good bit of celebration in California’s cannabis industry. One year later, that same industry is licking its wounds after a long, tough year.
Report Dashes Hopes For State-Backed Bank For Pot Industry In CaliforniaCalifornia would likely lose money and face insurmountable federal hurdles if it tried to create a state-backed bank for the marijuana industry, according to a report.
Massive Pot Recall After NorCal Lab Allegedly Faked Test Results For PesticidesCannabis distributors may have to destroy millions of dollars worth of marijuana due to a recall over falsified test results at a Northern California lab.