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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.

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.

Equity Efforts Could Go Statewide Under California Bill

Some California cities have already introduced equity programs designed to give a leg up to communities hit hardest by the drug war. A new bill in Sacramento would expand the effort statewide.

Feds Raid Illegal California Grow Houses Run by Chinese Mob

The tightly organized network of grows, hidden in dozens of Sacramento houses, moved cannabis to out-of-state markets.

Tribes Cut out of California Cannabis Market Might Grow Their Own

Tribes floated the idea of setting up farms and retail sales on reservations after concluding that state rules would strip them of their right to self-governance.

California Scrambles to Speed Sluggish Expungement Process

A year after a law took affect allowing people to erase old cannabis convictions, nearly a million people still have criminal records more tarnished than they deserve.

California’s Limit on Big Growers Just Vanished. Here’s Why

The abrupt shift comes on the heels of costly, intensive lobbying on behalf of some of the state’s most powerful cannabis businesses.

Sacramento to Consider Greenlighting Jan. 1 Cannabis Sales

If a Sacramento City Council vote goes as expected on Tuesday, California’s capital city will see retail cannabis sales begin sooner than San Francisco.

Cannabis Legalization Sends Sacramento Warehouse Prices Skyrocketing

Adult-use legalization in California is already making waves in cities across the state as entrepreneurs gear up to grab a piece of the green rush.

California’s Cannabis Priestess Arrested on Felony Charge

Heidi Grossman-Lepp wanted to protect cannabis growers under the legal shield of religious freedom. Then a shooting drew the attention of the police.

California Lawmakers Pass Bill to Restrict Edibles

The bill sent to Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday is an attempt to prevent cannabis-infused sweets from appealing to children.

California Won’t Ban Cannabis Ads, for Now

California lawmakers have backed away from a plan to impose significant restrictions on cannabis advertising, agreeing to kill a bill that would have banned ads on clothing and other merchandise.

The Spark: Best Northern California Art Walks to Enjoy While High

Cannabis is the perfect tool to elevate the mind and induce creativity. Have some on hand while you explore the best art walks in Northern California.

California Lawmakers to Consider Cannabis Rules Thursday

California would set standards for organic marijuana, allow samples at county fairs and permit home deliveries under legislation set to be considered Thursday.

California Lawmakers Pass Changes to Cannabis Rules

"We are building the airplane as we’re flying it," Sen. Mike McGuire said at a Senate hearing Tuesday, "and we are going to make some mistakes."

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