Sonoma County Approves Plan to Speed Up Cannabis Cultivation PermitsSonoma County supervisors approved the use of $370,000 in one-time funds last week to deal with the backlog of cannabis permit applications and gather input from the public as it develops cannabis policy goals for a revised ordinance.
Sonoma County Supes Voting on Changes to Cannabis Cultivation Rule Sonoma County might see an increase in pot grows after Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.
San Jose Stoners Find Ways To Celebrate 4/20, Pandemic-StyleOn Tuesday people across the Bay Area gathered to celebrate 4/20, the unofficial cannabis holiday, even if it meant getting a little creative as the pandemic rages on.
San Francisco Takes Steps to Discourage 4/20 Gatherings in City ParksCelebrations for the unofficial pot-smoking holiday 4/20 were canceled for the second year in a row last week due to the pandemic, but San Francisco still took some preventive steps Tuesday in case crowds don't obey instructions.
COVID: 4/20 Celebration At Hippie Hill In Golden Gate Park Canceled For 2nd Year In A RowThe annual 4/20 celebration on Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park has been canceled for the second year in a row due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings, San Francisco officials announced Tuesday.
4 Arrested, 4,000 Plants Seized From Illegal Marijuana Grow Houses In Fairfield, Vacaville & LathropMore than 4,400 marijuana plants have been seized from several illegal grow houses and four people have been arrested following an investigation by the Fairfield Police Department.
Brian Rohan, San Francisco 'Dope' Lawyer Who Defended Grateful Dead Dies at 84Brian Rohan, who was known as San Francisco’s “dope lawyer” for 1960s counterculture clients like the Grateful Dead and Ken Kesey, has died. He was 84.
Cannabis Industry Group Partners With North Bay Credit Union To Offer Banking ServicesA California cannabis industry group announced Tuesday that it reached an agreement with a Bay Area-based credit union that will provide checking, wire transfers and other banking services for more marijuana companies.
State Officers Remove 3,000 Pounds of Trash From Big Sur Marijuana Grow SiteState wildlife officers removed 3,000 lbs. of trash, hundreds of feet of plastic irrigation piping, discarded camping equipment and other debris at an illegal marijuana operation in the Los Padres National Forest in Big Sur.
Judge Nixes Lawsuit Challenging California Cannabis Home DeliveryIn what could be a temporary victory for California’s legal cannabis industry, a judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to overturn a state rule allowing home deliveries statewide, even into communities that banned commercial marijuana sales.
OPD Releases Details Of Deadly Confrontation With Caravan Of Armed Robbers At Cannabis GrowNew details have emerged regarding a violent police confrontation during an attempted burglary/robbery at a marijuana grow operation in Oakland, that left one man dead and several officers wounded, on election night.
2 Sentenced For 8,600 Plant Marijuana Grow In Shasta-Trinity National ForestTwo men were sentenced Thursday in connection with a massive marijuana growing operation inside the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in Northern California.
UPDATE: Man Fatally Shot By Oakland Police During Attempted Marijuana Grow RobberyA 20-year-old man was shot and killed by police Tuesday night after officers interrupted an attempted burglary/robbery of a marijuana growing operation in East Oakland, police said.
Election Could Add Political Pressure to Lift Federal Marijuana BanVoters in four states from different regions of the country could embrace broad legal marijuana sales on Election Day and a sweep would highlight how public acceptance of cannabis is cutting the nation’s deep political divide.
Marin County Meth Dealer Gets 10 Years After Task Force InvestigationA two-year investigation by the Marin County Major Crimes Task Force resulted in a convicted methamphetamine being sentenced to 10 years in prison on Tuesday, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office.