California

92% of Medical Marijuana Patients Say It Works

92% of Medical Marijuana Patients Say It Works

A new study by the California Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System has found that 92% of medical marijuana users find that it has alleviated symptoms of their serious medical...
San Jose Voters Have a Chance to Overturn Tough Medical Marijuana Regulations

San Jose Voters Have a Chance to Overturn Tough Medical Marijuana Regulations

San Jose, CA residents will have the opportunity to overturn the city’s strict new regulations on medical marijuana collectives in favor of lighter restrictions, thanks to a new measure...
Marijuana Policy Project Files Marijuana Legalization Initiative Paperwork in California

Marijuana Policy Project Files Marijuana Legalization Initiative Paperwork in California

On Wednesday, the Marijuana Policy Project filed paperwork with the California Secretary of State’s office to register a campaign committee to begin accepting and spending financial contributions for an...
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...