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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."

California Assembly OKs Bill to Prevent Cooperation With Feds on Enforcement

Despite pushback from law enforcement groups, lawmakers moved forward with a bill to prevent police from assisting with a federal cannabis crackdown.

California Asks Major Insurance Carriers to Cover Cannabis Industry

Despite legalization, large insurance carriers have generally stayed away from the industry. California wants to change that.

Fearing Hash Oil Explosions, California County Restricts Butane Sales

In an effort to curb injuries linked to illicit cannabis extraction, Sacramento County is taking a tough new stance on butane—one that could soon be adopted across all of California.

Meet Shanya Schonauer, California’s First State-Certified Budtender

This 27-year-old Sacramento dispensary manager just became the first state-sanctioned cannabis expert.

Calif. Bill Would Make Underage Sale Violations Sting

One state lawmaker is proposing a stiff penalty for a business caught selling cannabis to underage buyers: the loss of its state license.

Here’s the First Batch of California Cannabis Bills in 2017

With Proposition 64 the law of the land, California lawmakers are now introducing legislation to tinker with the state’s current cannabis laws.

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