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.
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.
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.
Judge Rules Siskiyou County Can't Ban Water Delivery to Hmong Marijuana GrowersA federal judge has ruled Siskiyou County officials can’t stop trucks from delivering water to Hmong farmers who are illegally growing marijuana, saying the practice raises “serious questions” about racial discrimination.
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.
CoCo County Supes Lift Hemp Moratorium, Leave Ban On Vaping Sales In PlaceThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday lifted its moratorium on industrial hemp cultivation. The county’s ban on the sale and delivery of electronic smoking devices and cannabis e-liquids will remain in place.
Cannabis Company Reportedly Takes Responsibility For Broiler Fire In Mendocino CountyA cannabis company has reportedly taken responsibility for a wildfire that broke out in Mendocino County on Wednesday and destroyed several structures.
Lava Fire: Officers Kill Gunman Near Pot Farms In Evacuation Area; 13,000 Acres BurnedNorthern California officers shot and killed a man who pulled a gun as they tried to keep him out of a complex of marijuana farms in an area under evacuation orders as the Lava Fire threatened communities, a sheriff said.
Antioch Seeks To Be NorCal Cannabis Capital With Mega Marijuana Facility At Former KmartAntioch is one step closer to being what the mayor calls the cannabis capital of Northern California with plans to turn an old Kmart into a multi-faceted marijuana facility in east Contra Costa County.
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.