Articles Tagged With ‘Marijuana’




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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)

Grover Beach trying to create new city image

Grover Beach officials are trying to create a new image for the South County city that will attract businesses, development, tourism and new residents. Marijuana, as well the long-planned Grover Beach Lodge and Conference Center,... (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)

Paso Robles council adopts smoking ban

The Paso Robles City Council adopted an ordinance this week banning smoking in public places. Paso Robles’ ordinance bans smoking in all public buildings, parks and enclosed areas that are open to the general public.... (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)

Is ‘Hollyweed’ sign guy a former SLO pot deliveryman?

A couple days after altering the iconic Hollywood sign to read “Hollyweed” in a New Year’s prank, Southern Californian artist Zach Fernandez came of of hiding and laid claim to the feat. It turns out... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach drops its pot business ban

Pismo Beach’s urgency ban on most marijuana business activity will expire on Friday, following a city council vote Tuesday. Last month, despite stiff opposition from Councilman Erik Howell, the Pismo Beach Council adopted an urgency... (Continue reading)



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