Coronavirus Pandemic Cancels Annual '420 Hippie Hill' Cannabis Celebration In San FranciscoThe annual celebration of all things cannabis in San Francisco, the 420 Hippie Hill celebration in Golden Gate Park on April 20th, has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
San Francisco, San Jose Cannabis Dispensaries To Stay Open During Shelter-In-Place OrderSan Jose's cannabis dispensaries can remain open as "essential services" under the recent shelter in place order issued by Santa Clara County due to the spread of novel coronavirus.
Assemblyman Ting Introduces Bill To Streamline Process For Cannabis RetailersAssemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) announced his introduction of a bill Wednesday to streamline the local processes of licensing cannabis retailers.
Parents, School Board Upset As Martinez Votes To Open Pot Dispensary Near High SchoolDespite vocal opposition, the Martinez City Council voted Wednesday to move ahead with a plan to place a marijuana dispensary within 1,000 feet of Alhambra High School.
Contra Costa Supervisors Select Prospective Operators To Apply For Cannabis Business PermitsContra Costa County supervisors on Tuesday selected prospective operators to apply to move forward in a permitting process for the county's first adult-use cannabis stores and commercial grow operations in unincorporated areas.
Martinez Gives Pot Dispensary Permit To Son Of Retired California CongressmanThe Martinez City Council has chosen the operator for its second retail marijuana dispensary - a firm led by the son of retired longtime U.S. Rep. George Miller.
California Boosts Pot Taxes, Shocking Unsteady IndustryCalifornia is increasing business tax rates on legal marijuana, a move that stunned struggling companies that have been pleading with the state to do just the opposite.
Illegal Vapes Traced To California Woman Who Was CBD PioneerSome of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun.
Licensed Marijuana Businesses Struggle to Stay Solvent as Black-Market Producers Drain Cash From MarketFor many of those trying to make it in California's legal cannabis market, just keeping the lights on has been a survival story.
California Health Officials Urge People To Stop Any Vaping Amid Mystery OutbreakCalifornia health officials are urging consumers to stop vaping of any kind until investigators determine why hundreds of people nationwide have been sickened after using the devices.
Gov. Newsom Announces Campaign Warning Public Of Vaping DangersCalifornia will spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis products and step up efforts to halt the sale of illicit products amid a rise in vaping-related illnesses.
Sonoma County Authorities Shut Down Unpermitted Cannabis Grow With 63,000 PlantsSonoma County inspectors shut down the largest non-permitted commercial cannabis cultivation ever in the county last week.
North Bay College First In CA To Offer Degree In Hemp CultivationSanta Rosa Junior College will become the first community college in the state next year to develop a certificate and degree program in the cultivation of hemp, a strain of sativa cannabis.
San Francisco Nonprofit To Help Chicago Clear Marijuana Convictions Ahead Of Recreational Cannabis Law
Gronkowski Partners With Medical Marijuana Firm To Launch Line Of CBD ProductsFormer New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski’s “next chapter” involves a campaign to get professional sports leagues to loosen their restrictions on medical cannabis.