California Cannabis Regulators Struggle With Job, Audit ShowsThe agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy for the nation's largest cannabis economy, an audit found.
Oakland Delays Action On Reducing Cannabis Taxes; Business Owners ChafeThe Oakland City Council early Wednesday delayed taking any action on reducing cannabis business taxes until the fall, leading to frustration from cannabis business operators who argue that the city is at risk of losing business.
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.
'Nellie Kush': Former Warriors Coach Don Nelson Talks About Maui Marijuana FarmIn an interview, former Golden State Warriors coach Don Nelson revealed that he grows marijuana on his farm in Maui
California Laws On Recreational Cannabis May Be Hurting Medicinal Patients Who Need PotThree years ago, Californians voted for Proposition 64, which legalized recreational marijuana. Now, in an odd twist, the rules that allow people to use cannabis for fun may be shutting out people who need it to survive.
#Weedwise Campaign By California Marijuana Regulators Slams Illegal PotMarijuana shoppers are going to be getting a message from California regulators: Go legal.
San Francisco Program Treats Opioid Addiction With PotAn average 130 Americans die every day of an opioid overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An innovative San Francisco program aims to treat the addiction but it's not without controversy.
Santa Cruz Deputies Bust 2 Illegal Marijuana Grows, Seize 10K PlantsSanta Cruz County sheriff's deputies seized more than 10,000 cannabis plants from two separate unpermitted grow sites in the past month, county officials said Monday.
'PowerPlant Park' Could Make Richmond The Cannabis Capital Of Contra Costa CountyThe city of Richmond could see hundreds of new jobs and millions of dollars in additional tax revenue thanks to a recently approved marijuana production complex.
Santa Rosa Man Arrested for Alleged Kidnapping of 2 Brothers in Drug Deal DisputeA 24-year-old Santa Rosa man was arrested Saturday afternoon, suspected of kidnapping two brothers and holding them for ransom after what Santa Rosa police said was a marijuana deal gone bad.
Cannabis Can Motivate You To Exercise, Study FindsHealth experts say using cannabis could actually motivate someone to get to the gym.
Officials Crack Down On Rastafari Church Using Marijuana As SacramentMarijuana is still illegal in Wisconsin, but a church that recently opened its doors in Madison may have found a loophole.
Customers Drawn To New Beauty Products With CBDIt could be the next big thing in beauty and wellness: CBD. Products containing the ingredient have been popping up everywhere including at mainstream retailers like CVS, Walgreens and Sephora.
Nearly 14,000 Attend 'Mellow' 4/20 Celebration in Golden Gate ParkSaturday's turnout was within expected numbers and the gathering has been peaceful, comparable to last year, when 15,000 to 20,000 people showed up to Golden Gate Park's Robin Williams Meadow, also known as Hippie Hill.
San Francisco Braces For Larger 420 Cannabis Celebration, Warns Against Black Market PotSan Francisco is on the eve of another 420, the unofficial cannabis holiday is set to bring another wave of marijuana enthusiasts to Golden Gate Park and Haight-Ashbury on Saturday.