Articles Tagged With ‘marijuana legalization’




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California tries to clarify its marijuana rules

As part of the state budget bill, the California Legislature passed a new set of marijuana rules that includes allowing marijuana samplings, according to the new rules that passed the state Senate and moved onto... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach approves pot rules, halves number of dispensaries

The Grover Beach City Council formally approved a pair of ordinances Monday night that will allow medical marijuana businesses to operate in the city. However, the council made a last-minute change decreasing the number of... (Continue reading)

California releases medical marijuana rules

More than two decades after legalizing medical marijuana and just months before recreational pot shops are due to start opening, the state of California issued comprehensive rules for the medical cannabis industry. [SF Gate] The... (Continue reading)

California trying to get bank accounts for marijuana businesses

As California tries to bring its approximately $6 billion pot industry out of the shadows, state officials are attempting to coax banks and other financial institutions into accepting marijuana businesses as clients. [Sac Bee] Currently,... (Continue reading)

Illegal pot grows on the rise in California

Though California is becoming increasingly tolerant of marijuana usage and cultivation, there has been a recent surge of large-scale illegal grows in the state, particularly in national forests. Officials say the grows are killing wildlife,... (Continue reading)

California could become sanctuary state for marijuana

A bill introduced in the California Legislature calls for applying sanctuary city rules to federal marijuana enforcement efforts. [Huffington Post] Assembly Bill 1578 would bar state and local law enforcement from cooperating with federal crackdowns... (Continue reading)

SLO begins talks on new marijuana rules

With recreational use of marijuana now legal in California, the San Luis Obispo City Council held a special meeting Tuesday to begin talks on adjusting the city’s cannabis regulations. Currently, San Luis Obispo prohibits all... (Continue reading)

SLO County dogs getting high off owners’ pot supplies

An Atascadero veterinarian says he is treating an increasing number of dogs who have consumed THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. The spike in cases has occurred since California voted to legalize marijuana for recreational... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach planning marijuana business zone

The Grover Beach Planning Commission unanimously endorsed a city plan to create a marijuana business district on Wednesday. Grover Beach plans to establish the marijuana district in a 70-acre industrial zone that is located between... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach City Council passes urgency pot ban

Despite stiff opposition from Councilman Erik Howell, the Pismo Beach City Council adopted an urgency ordinance that will ban most business activity involving marijuana after Proposition 64 passed. Prop. 64, which passed with 56 percent... (Continue reading)



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