The San Diego County Board of Supervisors today unanimously voted to advance a proposed ordinance that would transfer cannabis licensing duties from the sheriff's department to the planning department.
The city aims to set up a cannabis equity program that would ease access to the legal market for people harmed by prohibition.
California’s 4-year-old legal marijuana market is in disarray. So the state’s top prosecutor says he will try a new broader approach to disrupting the illegal pot farms that undercut the legal economy while sowing widespread environmental damage.
California could soon become the seventh state to make sure people won't lose their jobs for smoking marijuana outside of work.
The district attorney said illegal dispensaries bring the additional concerns of associated crimes such as murders, attempted murders and assaults.
The NFL has awarded $1 million to two medical research teams to research the impact of cannabis and CBD on pain management and recovery.
The findings, said the authors, indicate that cannabis use resulted in diminished driving ability — in simulators — but when experienced marijuana users controlled their intake, impairment could not be inferred based on THC content of the cigarette, behavioral tolerance or THC blood concentrations.
As California enters its fifth year of broad legal marijuana sales, industry insiders say the practice of working simultaneously in the legal and illicit markets is all too commonplace in the struggling pot economy.
The city will be using $1 million in cannabis sales tax on youth scholarships, a new sheriff's deputy, park maintenance and undercover operations to stop shops from selling marijuana to minors.
Located in unincorporated communities, the five facilities will now be able to sell edibles, drinkable marijuana products and branded merchandise, expand by 10,000 square feet and transfer business licenses among existing permit holders.
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