California

Berkeley Dispensaries Required to Give Marijuana to Low-Income Patients

Berkeley Dispensaries Required to Give Marijuana to Low-Income Patients

The city of Berkeley, Ca. will require all medical marijuana dispensaries to give away 2% of the amount of medical marijuana they sell each year free to low-income patients....
Sacramento County Expected to Limit Size of Indoor Marijuana Grows

Sacramento County Expected to Limit Size of Indoor Marijuana Grows

On Tuesday, Sacramento County supervisors are expected to limit the size of indoor marijuana grows to nine plants per household.  This decision follows a unanimous vote from the Board...
San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Offering Free Pot to Voters

San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Offering Free Pot to Voters

It’s election day in California, and San Jose voters have a new incentive to vote other than doing their civic duty.  The Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition has organized a...
San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office to Ask for Money for New Boat to Fight Marijuana Smugglers

San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office to Ask for Money for New Boat to Fight Marijuana Smugglers

The San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office has asked county supervisors for $500,000 to be spent on a new boat in order to target marijuana smugglers.  Over the past two...
Officials Warn of 4/20 Crackdown in San Francisco

Officials Warn of 4/20 Crackdown in San Francisco

Happy 4/20!  If you are planning to head out to Golden Gate Park or Hippie Hill in San Francisco today, be warned that city officials and police are on...
Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Decision That Seized Marijuana Must be Returned

Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Decision That Seized Marijuana Must be Returned

On Monday, the Arizona Supreme Court refused to overturn Arizona court rulings that ordered the Yuma County Sheriff’s Department to return marijuana that was seized from a woman with...
California Lawmaker Proposes Medical Marijuana Oversight Legislation

California Lawmaker Proposes Medical Marijuana Oversight Legislation

Medical marijuana has been legal in California since 1996, but in the past 18 years the state has not made much progress when it comes to regulating the system...
California Governor Jerry Brown Discusses Marijuana Legalization

California Governor Jerry Brown Discusses Marijuana Legalization

On Sunday, Ca. Governor Jerry Brown appeared on Meet The Press to discuss his plans for reelection for a fourth term.  During the interview, Brown was questioned about recreational...
California Marijuana Legalization Measure WIthdrawn

California Marijuana Legalization Measure WIthdrawn

California’s top shot at legalizing marijuana this year– The Control, Regulate, and Tax Marijuana Act– has been withdrawn, leaving the Golden State with the prospect of waiting until 2016...
California Marijuana Legalization Advocates Get Approval to Start Gathering Signatures

California Marijuana Legalization Advocates Get Approval to Start Gathering Signatures

On Tuesday, California Secretary of State Debra Bowen approved a request from a marijuana legalization advocacy group to begin gathering signatures in support of their initiative that would legalize...