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World’s First Cannabis Bank Advances in California

A bill to create a state-charted bank serving the cannabis industry passes a crucial vote in Sacramento.

The Jeff Sessions Cannabis Crackdown Has Arrived—And It’s Awesome

Federal agents are raiding illegal grows in legal states, and that's good news for state-licensed companies and consumers.

Feds Refresh California Marijuana Strategy

State and federal officials Tuesday announced they will use $2.5 million in federal money to target illegal grows.

Proposal to Cut California Cannabis Taxes Is Dead in the Water

Proponents said the measure, which would reduce taxes for three years, was meant to speed the transition away from the illegal market and into regulated sales.

Here’s Where California’s Next Governor Stands on Cannabis

California votes on June 5. So far it's Gavin Newsom vs. five contenders. Will they help or hurt the state's fastest-growing industry?

Free Help for Californians Looking to Expunge Cannabis Convictions

Trying to get rid of a past California cannabis conviction? The Drug Policy Alliance is hosting a free event in San Bernardino this weekend to help get you started.

California Co-Working Licenses Could Help Further Equity in Cannabis

Type S licenses were designed to reduce the barriers to entering California's legal cannabis market. But so far, not a single one has been issued.

Algorithm Will Help San Francisco DA Wipe out Cannabis Convictions

San Francisco is partnering with a nonprofit to proactively wipe out thousands of cannabis convictions using a computer algorithm.

Kamala Harris Finally Endorses the Marijuana Justice Act

The announcement comes as the first significant move the senator has made in favor of cannabis reform despite more than a year of railing against prohibition.

California Town Discovers That Cannabis Has a Scent

Cannabis may be saving the farming culture of Carpinteria, Calif., but some locals say the funky smell is getting up their noses.

Early California Cannabis Tax Revenue Is Less Than Expected

Stores that were open did well, but there weren't many open stores. So tax revenue didn't meet the forecast.

Dollar Dabs & Penny Pre-Rolls Fire Up the Sacramento Cannabis Cup

On scene: Great music, mellow vibes, good times and no problems at California's first licensed open-consumption event.

California Assemblyman Shares Vape Pen With Melissa Etheridge

Rep. Reggie Jones-Sawyer says public officials need to start doing their part to destigmatize the drug, whether that means talking about personal use or—in this case—openly consuming.

California Senate Bill Would Allow Cannabis Delivery to ‘Dry Towns’

Senate Bill 1302 seeks to allow cannabis delivery to private residences for adult use and medical cannabis consumers—even to those in communities with strict bans on cannabis businesses.

Onsite Sales Bring Cannabis—and Scrutiny—Back to the Cannabis Cup

This weekend's Cup in Sacramento will be the first with permitted onsite sales and consumption. If it goes well, it won't be the last.

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