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Medical Marijuana Regulation Legislation Fails in California

Medical Marijuana Regulation Legislation Fails in California

Last week, a bill that would have placed statewide regulations on California’s medical marijuana program failed in the Assembly Appropriations Committee.  Senate Bill 1262, sponsored by Senator Lou Correa,...
CA Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Will Support Marijuana Legalization

CA Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Will Support Marijuana Legalization

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has said he will support a marijuana legalization measure in 2016 to allow recreational marijuana use. During a Marin County Bar Association luncheon last...
Two Killed in Fresno Attempted Marijuana Robbery

Two Killed in Fresno Attempted Marijuana Robbery

Two suspected robbers were killed Thursday after they attempted to rob a house in Fresno with a marijuana-growing operation.  According to police, two suspects were arrested and three remain...
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...