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.
Impostor Marijuana Vapes Flood California As Health Crisis ExpandsThe deceptive rip-offs on the street could be linked to an emerging public health crisis.
Program To Erase Old Pot Convictions Available To All 58 California CountiesEvery California county prosecutor can now use new technology to erase or reduce an estimated 220,000 old marijuana convictions after voters broadly legalized the drug in 2016.
North Bay College First In CA To Offer Degree In Hemp CultivationSanta Rosa Junior College will become the first community college in the state next year to develop a certificate and degree program in the cultivation of hemp, a strain of sativa cannabis.
San Francisco Nonprofit To Help Chicago Clear Marijuana Convictions Ahead Of Recreational Cannabis Law
'This Ain't Your Mother's Marijuana," Surgeon General SaysFederal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use.
Gronkowski Partners With Medical Marijuana Firm To Launch Line Of CBD ProductsFormer New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski’s “next chapter” involves a campaign to get professional sports leagues to loosen their restrictions on medical cannabis.
More Marijuana Growers To Be Added For Federal Cannabis ResearchThe Justice Department said Monday it would move forward to expand the number of marijuana growers for federally-authorized cannabis research.
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.
Illegal Pot Farm Blows Transformer Leaving Oakland Businesses In The Dark For MonthsAn illegal pot farm blew up a transformer, knocking out power to about a dozen small businesses in the same complex last May. Three months later, some are still without power.
Outside Lands Requests City Permit For Marijuana Sales And ConsumptionMarijuana could be sold legally by vendors at this year's Outside Lands music festival in Golden Gate Park if a permit can be issued in time.
42,000 Marijuana Plants Destroyed In Mendocino Illegal Pot Farm InvestigationAuthorities in Northern California have destroyed more than 42,000 marijuana plants as part of an investigation into illegal marijuana farms.
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.
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.