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 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.
Major Illegal Marijuana Grow Bust In Alameda County; 100,000 Plants, $10 Million In Cash SeizedArmed with search warrants, Alameda County Sheriff's deputies have busted one of the largest illegal marijuana growing operations in California, seizing over 100,000 plants and upwards of $10 million in cash.
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.
'Ridiculous and Wrong;' Lawmakers, Athletes Condemn Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson's Marijuana SuspensionBay Area lawmakers and athletes were among those offering support to U.S. sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson, who will not run in the Olympic 100-meter race in Tokyo after testing positive for cannabis use, and decrying the punishment she was handed.
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.
Police Bust Illegal Pot Grow In Union City WarehouseWhile investigating a robbery and possible shooting, police stumbled upon a massive illegal marijuana grow in a Union City warehouse Monday night, according to police officials.
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.
San Francisco Takes Steps to Discourage 4/20 Gatherings in City ParksCelebrations for the unofficial pot-smoking holiday 4/20 were canceled for the second year in a row last week due to the pandemic, but San Francisco still took some preventive steps Tuesday in case crowds don't obey instructions.
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.