Monday, October 22, 2018
Teen marijuana use down in California

Study Shows Teen Marijuana Use Is Declining In California

A new study of teenagers in California supports the findings of similar studies: marijuana use among teens is dropping, including in states where adult...
Medical marijuana school california

California Approves Measure Allowing Medical Marijuana At School

In late August, the California legislature passed S.B. 1127, known as Jojo’s Act, which, if it becomes law, will allow qualified students in California...
Marijuana conviction expungement California

California Passes Bill to Automatically Expunge Non-Violent Pot Charges

On August 27, the California legislature passed a bill that would allow for automatic expungement of marijuana convictions. Specifically, the law authorizes the state...
California marijuana arrests going down since legalization

Marijuana Arrests Have Plummeted In California Since Legalization

The annual crime report published by the attorney general of California shows that in 2017, marijuana arrests in the state dropped significantly. Arrests fell...
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...