Orange County, California Fair Prohibits Cannabis Events, Sales & Ads

The Orange County Fair Board has voted to prohibit cannabis-related events, cannabis sales, and cannabis paraphernalia at the Costa Mesa, California fairgrounds, the Los Angeles Times reports. The new rules were approved unanimously by the five present members of the nine-member board. The rules also bar sponsors, vendors, and exhibitors from making any references to […]

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Alameda County, California DA Will Expedite Cannabis Conviction Resentencing

Alameda County, California District Attorney Nancy O’Malley has established “a policy, protocol, and a process to redesignate and dismiss prior cannabis-related convictions” under the guidelines of Prop. 64, which legalized cannabis for adult use in the state. “California is offering a second chance to people convicted of cannabis crimes, from felonies to small infractions, with […]

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Steep Hill GenKit: Helping You Understand, Document, and Preserve Your Cannabis Varietals

Steep Hill Labs is one of the most trusted names in cannabis lab science. A leader in cannabis biotechnology, research, and analysis, Steep Hill has worked for years to give patients and cultivators throughout California the tools to better understand the cannabis products they grow and consume. One such tool, the Steep Hill GenKit, helps commercial […]

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Brian Applegarth: Cannabis Tourism in California

Brian Applegarth is the CEO and founder of Emerald Country Tours, founder of the Cannabis Trail, and founder of the California Cannabis Tourism Association. California is the country’s most recently legalized state and — as the birthplace of medical cannabis in the United States — it is steeped in cannabis history, culture, and heritage. Brian […]

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California Compliance: Reducing the Risk of Federal Cannabis Enforcement

Kern County, California — somewhere along Highway 5 The driver belonged to a collective and was transporting about $2 million of unprocessed product, from Northern California to Los Angeles. He had with him various documents, including a bill of lading and authorization from the collective to transport. The collective had corporate counsel and had established […]

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Berkeley, California Becomes First U.S. Sanctuary City for Cannabis

The Berkeley, California City Council has passed a resolution to make the city the first cannabis sanctuary city in the U.S. The measure, proposed by Mayor Jesse Arreguin and Councilmembers Ben Bartlett and Cheryl Davila, is intended to prevent local law enforcement officials from working with the federal government if they were to crack down […]

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Review: Emerald Organics Chocolate Truffles

Edibles make up a huge category of cannabis products. We have come a long way since Brownie Mary made the cannabis brownie famous. Now, pretty much any food you can think of can be infused with cannabis. In the old days, any cannabis cookie was great simply because it had THC in it. But today […]

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San Francisco to Expunge Some Cannabis Convictions

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón will retroactively apply criminal justice reforms in the state’s cannabis legalization law to misdemeanor and felony convictions dating back to 1975. Who’s Affected? Individuals with prior cannabis convictions that would not be crimes under the new law. The District Attorney’s Office plans to review, recall, and resentence up to […]

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Activist Dennis Peron, Who Sparked California’s Medical Cannabis Movement, Dies at 72

Medical cannabis activist Dennis Peron, who is often credited as the “father of medical marijuana,” passed away on January 27 in a San Francisco hospital, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. A long-time cigarette smoker, he was suffering from late-stage lung cancer. Mr. Peron was best known as a cannabis and gay rights activist. Originally from New […]

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California Growers Association Sues California Over Large-Scale Cannabis Cultivation Concerns

The California Growers Association is suing the state, contending that the Department of Food and Agriculture defied the will of the voters by permitting large-scale commercial cannabis farms, the Sacramento Bee reports. According to the report, the suit states that Prop. 64 was intended to “ensure the non-medical marijuana industry in California will be built […]

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Cannabis Tech Company Partners with Nonprofit to Increase Social Equity in Cannabis

Eaze is partnering with Oakland, California-based nonprofit The Hood Incubator in their efforts to bring social equity to the cannabis space. The Hood Incubator works with communities of color in the cannabis space and Eaze has promised $1 million in funding over the next three years to help bring cannabis industry opportunities to such communities. “We […]

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Eaze Report: Californians Ordering Cannabis Every 10 Seconds; Baby Boomers Getting on Board

Cannabis technology company Eaze has released its 2017 State of Cannabis report, which found a 19 percent annual increase among California Baby Boomers ordering cannabis products, and in 2017 customers placed an order with the company every 10 seconds – a 200 percent increase over 2016 figures. April 20 – or the 4/20 holiday – […]

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19 Attorney Generals Send Letter to Congress Asking for Cannabis Banking Protection Legislation

Attorney generals from 17 states, Washington, D.C., and Guam have sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to “advance legislation that would allow states that have legalized medical or recreational use of marijuana to bring that commerce into the banking system” following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ move to rescind the Cole Memo protections. […]

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Los Angeles Awards First Licenses Under Prop. 64 Rules

The City of Los Angeles, California has granted its first licenses under the state’s new cannabis regime, according to an LA Weekly report. Regulators granted Mother Nature’s Remedy in Woodland Hills a medical cannabis permit and WHTC in Studio City an adult-use license. David Slocum, owner of Mother Nature’s, said he chose not to apply […]

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California Bill Would Force Courts to Expunge Low-Level Cannabis Crimes

A bill introduced in California would make it easier for individuals with low-level cannabis convictions to expunge the charge from their records. The measure, introduced by Democratic Rep. Rob Bonta, would require courts to automatically expunge eligible records under provisions of the voter-approved Prop 64. The legalization measure, which took effect on Jan. 1, also […]

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Cannabis Still Banned on California College Campuses

The University of California System – which includes all “UC” colleges and universities and 114 community colleges – has not lifted its restrictions on cannabis possession on university grounds or campus buildings despite broad legalization in the state, according to a report from EdSource. The ban applies to both employees and students. In a Nov. […]

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California AG Wants Meeting with Federal Attorneys About Cannabis

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has asked to meet with the state’s four federal prosecutors to figure out whether they plan to enforce federal cannabis laws in the recently legalized state, NBC Los Angeles reports. The issue comes one week after adult-use sales took effect throughout California and on the heels of a memo by […]

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Cannabis Barred from Coachella Despite Legalization

Despite legalization taking effect in California on Jan. 1, Coachella concert-goers are not allowed to bring cannabis to the event, held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. “Sorry bro. Marijuana or marijuana products aren’t allowed inside the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Even in 2018 and beyond. If that changes we will update […]

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MedMen Launches ‘Faces’ Cannabis Ad Campaign in California

MedMen, producers of cannabis products in two states, are rolling out an advertising campaign in California called “Faces” which will feature close-ups of customers’ faces with phrases such as “Relax. It’s legal,” and “Heal. It’s legal,” CNBC reports. Daniel Yi, MedMen president of corporate communications, called the campaign, which will feature billboards and truck advertising, […]

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New Year Brings Adult-Use Sales to California

As the clock struck midnight Jan. 1, Proposition 64 took effect in California legalizing cannabis for adult use. According to a report from GreenState, a former federal prosecutor, Henry Wykowski, was the first recreational-use customer at Oakland dispensary Harborside. “I don’t know that it’s unbelievable so much as it’s been a long time coming. It’s […]

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Mike Tyson Breaks Ground on Cannabis Ranch

Mike Tyson, the former professional boxer and World Champion, has broken ground on a 40-acre plot of land in California City which will be used for cannabis cultivation, extraction, and processing, according to a report from The Blast. Tyson Holistic, the company operating the ranch, will employ veterans at the site – which is located […]

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Jack in the Box to Offer a ‘Munchie Meal’ as Legalization Comes to California

Fast food chain Jack in the Box has partnered with cannabis-centric media company Merry Jane on a Munchie Meal, which features two tacos, five mini churros, three crispy chicken strips, a half-serving of curly fries, a half-serving of regular fries, and a small drink for $4.20. According to the Adweek report, the meals will be […]

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Prosecutor: Vermont State Attorney Had No Knowledge of Parents’ Cannabis Gifting Scheme

The York County, Nebraska prosecutor handling the case of the elderly couple from California stopped with more than 25 bags of cannabis in the state said he has no reason to suspect their son – Chittenden County, Vermont Chief Deputy State Attorney Justin Jiron – had any knowledge or involvement in the bust, the Burlington […]

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Michael Senderovich: Identifying and Insuring Cannabis Risks

Michael Senderovich is the founder and president of Zeyger Insurance Services, a California insurance brokerage working with cannabis companies despite the industry’s ongoing federal prohibition. In this episode of the seonganjuk.com podcast, Michael joins our host TG Branfalt to explain the nuances of insurance and how the mainstream industry generally operates, how insurers are beginning […]

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