California Medical Marijuana News
March 3rd, 2015A Humboldt County marijuana grower will be sentenced in federal court in San Francisco on June 3 for the shooting murder of one of his workers. Mikal Xylon Wilde, 33, of Kneeland, was convicted Monday by a jury in the court of U.S. District Judge Edward Chen of murdering Mario Roberto Juarez-Madrid, 40, in the course of a drug crime on Aug. 25, 2010.
February 28th, 2015When San Franciscans awoke Friday morning, those with medical marijuana cards were able to make high-grade, sun-grown cannabis appear on their doorsteps within an hour. Flow Kana, the startup behind it, celebrated its new farm-to-table — or farm-to-bowl — service by passing joints at a Berkeley hills launch party Thursday night.
February 28th, 2015Cannabis used to be what moonshine is to alcohol, its content as murky as a cloud of smoke lingering over a Phish concert. Now a cadre of Bay Area laboratories can tell you exactly what you’re getting for your money — creating reliability, safety and standardization in a business that long relied on the casual assurances of a skanky friend from Stonerville.
February 24th, 2015San Francisco is a town full of snobs. People who live here expect restaurants to accommodate their local, organic, sustainable, vegan, gluten-free, no-MSG, Paleo diets. And when they go shopping for weed at posh dispensaries, they also expect variety: prerolled joints, flowers, concentrates, brownies, cookies, caramel corn, cheese crackers, pretzels, you name it.
February 20th, 2015The latest segment of TNMNews, the unbiased marijuana talk radio program from DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: DIGP), includes highlights of interviews with movers and shakers in the cannabis world at the recent Southern California Cannabis Cup, held in San Bernardino on February 7–9. Guests share their insights on the problems of the past and present of the cannabis industry, and also their visions of the future with TNMNews host Todd Denkin.
February 20th, 2015Without a peep of protest from the public, the Pismo Beach City Council this week unanimously passed a ban on mobile medical marijuana dispensaries.
February 18th, 2015Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims attended a “high-profile week for the president’s anti-drug agenda” in Washington, D.C., Feb. 5 at which she advocated for the federal government to send clearer messages when it comes to the legality of marijuana.
February 8th, 2015The federal government’s war against itself over marijuana policy continues. Three new fronts have opened, involving the military, the Congress and, of all places, the Securities and Exchange Commission. The result is an even greater mishmash of mixed signals.
February 7th, 2015Want to grow your own weed? Land a top job in the marijuana industry? Learn to cook cannabis? Enjoy an unforgettable pot party? The National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino is the place to go, organizers of the Cannabis Cup say.
January 29th, 2015A citywide ban on growing and distributing medical marijuana has been in effect for about two months, and local law enforcement is cracking down on local grow operations.
California: 'Clowns' And 'Weed Huts' - New Times Reviews Hundreds Of Pages Of Emails Between Morro Bay And Its Business License Auditor
January 29th, 2015Early in the afternoon last October, Kevin Weigant of the Fresno-based firm Municipal Auditing Services (MAS) sent an email to Morro Bay City Manager David Buckingham. In it, he laid out four points in defense of his company from what he characterized as exaggerations and “BS” from some upset members of the Morro Bay business community, and in anticipation of a pending City Council meeting.`
January 28th, 2015I support medical marijuana, decriminalization of marijuana, even recreational marijuana for those who enjoy it. But I opposed Forty Acres’ cannabis club and was dismayed that some of the city council made supportive noises about finding a way to permit the business as currently owned and run.
January 15th, 2015Whatever supervisors do to change Yuba County's medical marijuana cultivation ordinance, an estimated $1 million would be needed to boost enforcement, the county's top administrator said.
January 15th, 2015There is no one reason why recreational cannabis is still illegal in California, the cradle of the country's experiment with legal marijuana. But as we watch Colorado count its marijuana tax dollars, as good an explanation as any can be found in San Francisco's Pacific Heights, in a $16.5 million mansion right off the Lyon Street steps.
January 15th, 2015BERKELEY -- The application phase opened this week for what could become Berkeley's fourth medical marijuana dispensary. The deadline to submit an application is 4 p.m. March 20.
January 14th, 2015A holiday sweet bread that caused dozens in Orange County to become ill might have been deliberately laced with a synthetic drug that mimics the active ingredient in marijuana, the president of a Santa Ana-based lab said Tuesday.
January 14th, 2015Marvina a monthly marijuana subscription service that is being called the "Birchbox of pot" is up and running. They currently deliver to anyone in San Francisco who has a medical marijuana card.
January 13th, 2015SAN DIEGO — Tuesday afternoon members of the San Diego city council voted to deny an appeal set to stop the permitting for legal medical marijuana dispensaries within the city limits.
January 13th, 2015SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - It's been years in the making, allowing medical marijuana dispensaries to operate in San Diego, and on Tuesday, the City Council made moves that would pave the way to happen sooner, rather than later.
January 12th, 2015SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in California is weighing the constitutionality of a 45-year-old act that classifies marijuana as a dangerous drug along with LSD, cocaine and heroin.