Concord City Council To Decide On New Cannabis DispensaryThe Concord City Council will decide Tuesday whether to allow a cannabis storefront retail operation to move into the Park & Shop strip mall.
Gov. Newsom Pledges Marijuana Tax Overhaul To Save California's Collapsing Cannabis IndustryIn 2016, there was much celebration as California voters approved Proposition 64, legalizing recreational marijuana. But now, advocates say the cannabis industry has fallen on hard times and in his budget presentation on Monday, Governor Gavin Newsom pledged his support to try to save it.
Police Shoot, Injure 2 People After Burglary At San Leandro Cannabis DispensarySan Leandro police shot and injured two people during a confrontation with an armed suspect following a burglary at a cannabis dispensary Sunday night.
Pot Companies Lobby Newsom To Ward Off Impending Industry CollapseGov. Gavin Newsom heard from cannabis companies Friday, who warned the governor that the state's pot industry faced collapse, and that immediate tax cuts and a rapid expansion of retail outlets were needed to steady the shaky marketplace.
Small-Scale California Cannabis Growers Say They're Barely Hanging OnSmall marijuana growers in California say state and local regulations are tilted against them.
San Francisco Suspends Cannabis Tax To Combat Illegal Marijuana SalesSan Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance to suspend the city's Cannabis Business Tax through the end of next year, in an attempt to curb illegal marijuana sales.
Ski-Mask Wearing Gunmen Rob Cannabis Distributor In MartinezA cannabis distributor was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday while making a delivery to a dispensary in Martinez, police said.
Measure Increasing Santa Cruz Cannabis Tax Payments to Children's FundVoters in Santa Cruz overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure this week that increases the amount of money from a city cannabis tax that goes to a Children's Fund for childcare and youth programs and makes that fund permanent.
AG Rob Bonta Issues Consumer Alert On Illegal, Highly Potent Pot Edibles Packaged As Popular SnacksCalifornia Attorney General Rob Bonta issued a consumer alert Thursday about illegal, potent cannabis edibles for sale that are being packaged to look like snack and candy brands that are popular with children and teens.
Marin County Drops, Reduces Over 500 Marijuana-Related Charges Due To Prop. 64The Marin County District Attorney's Office has dropped or reduced 514 marijuana charges in the county prior to 2017, the office announced Monday.
San Francisco Strengthens Cannabis Equity Rules For Processing New PermitsThe Board of Supervisors this week unanimously approved a measure from Mayor London Breed to make changes to the city's three-year-old cannabis equity program.
Walnut Creek City Council Plans To Expand Rules On Recreational Cannabis SalesAt its meeting Tuesday, the Walnut Creek City Council said it wants to allow recreational cannabis sales for adults, at least as far as delivery goes, but will hold off until next year before taking up the issue of storefront sales within city limits.
Developer Building 19-Acre State-Of-The-Art Cannabis Farm In North RichmondA state-of-the-art pot facility is breaking ground in the East Bay. A developer has begun construction of a cannabis mega-campus on the North Richmond coastline, just off the Richmond Parkway.
Walnut Creek Looks At Allowing For Limited Recreational Cannabis Sales, Cultivation Within CityThe Walnut Creek City Council on Tuesday will consider allowing non-medical cannabis businesses to operate within the city.
California High Court: Recreational Cannabis Law Doesn't Apply To Inmates In PrisonPrison inmates can’t legally possess marijuana under California’s law allowing recreational pot, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in overturning a lower court that found prisoners could have the drug as long as they didn’t consume it.