Friday, December 14, 2018

Fearing Hash Oil Explosions, California County Restricts Butane Sales

In an effort to curb explosions linked to illicit cannabis extraction, Sacramento County is taking a tough new stance on butane—one that could soon be adopted across all of California. Beginning next month, residents will...

Startup Hound Labs raises Millions for portable marijuana breathalyzer

Soon any adult over the age of 21 will be able to buy marijuana legally in California. And as officials scramble to lay down the rules for this new industry, there’s still something the...

CALIFORNIA EXTRACT COMPANY GIVES FREE POT TO CANCER PATIENTS!

Non-profit and community programs often spring up when there’s a gap to fill, and with the cannabis industry as young as it is, there are still a lot of gaps. Shelter from the Storm, a...

California Bill Would Bar Officials From Aiding Federal Crackdown

With many in the cannabis world wary of a possible crackdown by the Trump administration, California lawmakers are weighing legislation meant to stifle cooperation between US law enforcement and local officials, a key ingredient...

Sir Patrick Stewart Admits He Relies On Cannabis to Fully Function

“I mean, my main problem is my hands don’t work very well,” he said. “But thanks to cannabis, they work much better than they used to. Thanks to the law in California now, it’s...

Los Angeles Sheriff Thinks Feds May Target Legal Cannabis

The leader of the nation’s largest sheriff’s department expects federal drug agents will attempt to step up marijuana enforcement as California moves forward with legalization. But he believes there isn’t the manpower to conduct...

California Bill on Underage Sales Turns Heads

As California gears up to open retail cannabis stores next year, one state lawmaker is proposing a stiff penalty for a business caught selling cannabis to underage buyers: the loss of its state license. Assembly...

California’s Dirty Pot Problem

Last year Tim Blake, a co-founder of the Emerald Cup, California’s oldest and most prestigious cannabis harvest competition, realized he’d run into a problem with contaminated cannabis. Once a hush-hush gathering open only to growers,...

20 Marijuana Statistics That Chronicle Its Expansion Over the Past 20 Years

It's hard to believe that it's been 20 years since California first approved medical marijuana for select ailments under Proposition 215 (which is also known as the Compassionate Use Act). Since 1996, the marijuana...

MARIJUANA ACCESS LINKED TO DECREASED ALCOHOL, OPIOID USAGE, COMPANY SAYS

Coming home after a long day at work has become synonymous with pouring a big glass of wine, but is this long-held American tradition changing? California-based medical marijuana technology company Eaze just released a new report which shows that alcohol drinkers...

Looking to work in marijuana regulation? The city of Sacramento could be hiring!

Sacramento officials are offering a preview of how much it will cost to regulate a locally permitted marijuana industry and just how big the pot trade may become in the capital city. A staff report...

California Hopes Trump Can Settle Marijuana Differences

Cali Needs Trump For Pot Unity Sacramento’s agenda isn’t always in sync with Washington’s, regardless of which party controls the White House. And given the recent posturing by Democratic legislators in the Golden State, California...