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.
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.
Democratic Presidential Hopeful O'Rourke Talks Pot Legalization In OaklandDemocratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke continued his campaign visit to the Bay Area Thursday, talking about his plan to legalize marijuana at an Oakland cannabis dispensary.
Weedmaps To Stop Advertising Unlicensed Pot BusinessesThe major online pot shop directory and cannabis marketplace Weedmaps announced Wednesday that it will no longer allow black-market businesses to advertise on its site.
Sen. Kamala Harris Introducing Proposal To Decriminalize Marijuana, Expunge ConvictionsSen. Kamala Harris will introduce legislation Tuesday that decriminalizes marijuana on the federal level, marking her boldest legislative step on the issue.
Jay-Z Partners With Bay Area Cannabis Company As Brand StrategistJay-Z is heading into the marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist in partnership with San Jose-based cannabis product company Caliva.
#Weedwise Campaign By California Marijuana Regulators Slams Illegal PotMarijuana shoppers are going to be getting a message from California regulators: Go legal.
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.
Report: States With Legalized Recreational Weed See Increase In Car AccidentsStates that have legalized recreational use are seeing more car crashes overall, according to the report.
3 South Bay Cities To Vote On Cannabis Business TaxesThe proposed tax varies slightly in each city, but all three would direct the revenue into public services like police, emergency services and infrastructure repair.
Law Enforcement Blasts Relaxed Rules On Marijuana Home Delivery Nearly a year into marijuana legalization in California, top law enforcement officials are fighting a proposed rule allowing pot deliveries anywhere in the state.