Saturday, August 18, 2018
California marijuana regulations

First Draft of California’s New Recreational Marijuana Regulations Released

On July 13, California’s marijuana regulatory agency, the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), published the proposed set of regulations that it plans to adopt...
California marijuana dispensaries reducing prices

California Dispensaries Are Slashing Prices to Empty Inventory before New Regulations

California’s legal marijuana market changed significantly on July 1, 2018, when new testing regulations took effect. Dispensaries across the state had noncompliant inventory that...
Prop 64 affecting marijuana charities

How California’s Legalization Has Affected Those Who Need It the Most.

California has been a leader in marijuana legalization. In 1996, it passed Proposition 215, the Compassionate Use Act. True to its title, the act...
California marijuana sales

California’s Marijuana Tax Revenue Exceeded $60.9 Million in Q1 2018

In a May 11 press release, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) announced how much sales tax cannabis brought to the...
California gubernational candidates

Here’s Where California’s Top Gubernatorial Candidates Stand on Marijuana

On June 5, California voters went to the polls to vote on the primaries. No fewer than twenty-seven candidates appeared on the primary ballot,...

World’s First Cannabis Bank Becomes One Step Closer in California

At the end of May, the California state senate took the historic step of passing SB-930, a bill to create one or more marijuana...
Crime down in states with medical marijuana

Study Shows Reduced Crime in Border States with Medical Marijuana

According to a research report published by the Royal Economic Society, crime has gone down in U.S. southern border areas that have legalized medical...
Big Booze Fighting Cannabis Legalization

Big Pharma to Big Booze: The Industries Fighting Reform

The push to legalize marijuana across the United States gained speed with new wins in California and elsewhere Nov. 8. But those victories won't...

The 5 Legalization Battlegrounds of 2016

Nov. 8 is shaping up to be a very big day for marijuana in America. That may be hard to see amid the chaos...
Strong Support for Legal Marijuana

Poll Shows Growing Support for Legal Pot

Support for legalizing marijuana has been growing in the United States for decades - and nothing in recent years has slowed that progress, a...