California's Legal Pot Rush Falls Short For DispensariesJust one year ago, the arrival of legalized, recreational marijuana came with a good bit of celebration in California’s cannabis industry. One year later, that same industry is licking its wounds after a long, tough year.
Studies Show Legalized Recreational Weed Use Increases Car AccidentsA study has found that vehicle crashes are up as much as 6% in Washington, Oregon and Colorado, compared with neighboring states that haven't legalized recreational use of weed.
Nevada Posts Record $7.9 Million In Legal Marijuana Sales In JulyNevada kicked off the first month of the new fiscal year with its biggest monthly marijuana sales since the state legalized pot for recreational use on July 1, 2017.
Small Recreational Pot Farmers Getting Squeezed By California RegulationMarijuana industry leaders say California regulations and fees are crushing the cash business, threatening to drive small recreational pot farmers out of business.
San Francisco Recreational Pot Sales Begin as Cannabis Industry Shrugs Off Sessions' PolicyIn S.F., sales of recreational marijuana began at 9 a.m. Saturday. Six dispensaries in the city confirmed that they're selling recreational weed and all received their state licenses to sell on Friday. Other shops are expected to get approval soon.
San Francisco Pot Dispensaries Await Final Approval For SalesOnly hours before the scheduled Saturday start of recreational pot sales in San Francisco, a cloud of confusion remains over the many dispensaries still waiting for the official green light from city and state officials.
AG Sessions Targets Legal Marijuana; Newsom Calls Crackdown Part Of 'War' On CaliforniaAttorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, two people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.
Long Lines Greet First Day Of Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales In CaliforniaThe buzz among those lining up early Monday outside Oakland's Harborside dispensary had little to do with wild New Year's Eve celebrations.
Bay Area Pot Merchants Ready For New Year's Day 'Green Rush'At Buddy's it was the night before the great 'Green Rush' and large overflowing bags of recreational pot were stashed away inside five large locked safes.
Anticipation Runs High as California Rolls Out Recreational Marijuana SalesSan Francisco, the counter-culture hub where marijuana smoke has been a fixture for half a century, was late to establish local regulations and won't have any retail outlets open for business until later in the week.
Rural Residents Grappling With California's 'Green Rush' Of Pot Growers The four young men had just started their marijuana harvest in rural Northern California when a dozen sheriff's deputies swooped in with guns drawn, arrested them.
California Could Tax Pot By As Much As 45 PercentBuying legal marijuana in California could be pricey enough to keep the black market healthy.
San Francisco Leaders Strive For Equity In Recreational Marijuana RegulationsSan Francisco supervisors want the city's recreational cannabis rules to include provisions for insuring racial and economic equity in the industry.
Half Moon Bay Aims For Open Approach To Recreational CannabisAs many Bay Area cities are trying to figure out where they stand on the sale of legal recreational pot, Half Moon Bay officials are discussing ground rules for locals to grow marijuana.
Big Victories For Legal Pot, But Path Ahead Is UncertainThe number of Americans living in states with recreational marijuana more than tripled after at least three states voted to fully legalize the drug.