Some states are considering so-called sanctuary status for licensed cannabis businesses, hoping to protect the fledgling industry from a shift in federal enforcement policy.
Berkeley was the first California city to cut its effective tax rate on marijuana businesses, just six weeks into the age of commercial marijuana sales. Experts predict more will follow.
A council member called the move a direct response to US Attorney General Jeff Sessions' "misguided crackdown on our democratic decision to legalize recreational cannabis."
Retail cannabis sales start New Year's Day! We're covering the launch from with updates from across the state.
Marijuana legalization arrives Monday in California with lots of hoopla, but only a handful of cities will initially have retail outlets ready to sell recreational cannabis.