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.
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.
Sonoma County Cannabis Grower Pleads Guilty To Felony Environmental ViolationsA man has pleaded guilty to environmental violations in connection with a cannabis growing operation on his property in western Sonoma County, prosecutors 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.
SF Sunset District Marijuana Shop Sees Business Boost From Pandemic AngstBarbary Sunset, a marijuana shop on Irving Street in San Francisco's Outer Sunset neighborhood, is celebrating its one-year anniversary and has seen a significant uptick in sales to customers trying to control stress and anxiety from the coronavirus pandemic.
Oakland Cannabis Retailers Say They're Under Siege From Violent TheftsOakland's cannabis businesses want more police protection after two workers were shot, one fatally, and industry advocates say that police are starting to step up but need to do more.
Oakland Cannabis Business Owners Want Police Help Preventing Robberies After Fatal ShootingOakland's cannabis businesses want more police protection after two workers were shot, one fatally, and industry advocates said Wednesday that police are starting to step up but need to do more.
1 Worker Dead, 1 Wounded In Armed Invasion Robbery At Oakland Cannabis BusinessAn employee of a cannabis business was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire at the business late Friday night.
High Times Owner To Acquire 13 Marijuana Dispensaries In Bay Area, CaliforniaHightimes Holding Corp. said Tuesday is acquiring 13 dispensaries from Harvest Health and Recreation.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Rap Legend E-40 Tells People To Stay Home On 4/20, Slow Virus SpreadBay Area rap legend E-40 joined calls for people to avoid gatherings on the day celebrating cannabis to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Police Chief Warns 4/20 Travelers To Golden Gate Park They May Be CitedSan Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott on Wednesday warned anyone coming to Golden Gate Park on Monday for 4/20 that they could be cited, as the event has been canceled along with several other large gatherings due to the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Mayor Breed Says Mass Gatherings On 4/20 Won't Be ToleratedMayor London Breed warned potential revelers not to come to San Francisco for 4/20.
Fire Burns San Jose Home With Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation InsideA house fire in San Jose Thursday morning may have resulted from an illegal marijuana grow operation inside the home.