It was not immediately clear if the city had received any money from the handful of marijuana cultivation and manufacturing businesses in San Diego that have been granted temporary state licenses, or if any unlicensed cannabis businesses had come forward to pay the tax.
Licensed weed producer Tilray has formed a strategic alliance with Sandoz Canada
The question centered on a 2016 case in which state police pulled over Stanley Kemmish Jr., who had a California medical marijuana card. Kemmish was indicted on one count of possession of narcotic drugs, and one count each of possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia
Antismoking campaigners say we can't afford to wait until the research is complete. Recreational pot is already a reality.
In January, West Hollywood drew headlines for being the first city in Los Angeles County to let shops sell marijuana to anyone 21 and older with just an ID. Now, WeHo is poised to make headlines again
A bipartisan pair of California lawmakers have announced a bill which would drop the state excise tax on cannabis to 11% from the current 15% for a period of three years.
“This is a billion-dollar industry soon to become a trillion-dollar industry,” he said. “Why wouldn’t they want to receive some of that?”
The Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana survived a raid by federal agents and other existential threats while providing free and low-cost cannabis to seriously ill patients.
"But what about California?"
Cannabis can be ingested in multiple ways
In states where weed is legal, new mild cannabis products are catching on with parents.
A patchwork of state and county regulations and high costs associated with going legal may be pushing California's retail cannabis growers further into the black market, a regulator warned this week.
Supporters of legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky made their case to a legislative panel Monday
Due to high demand, Pennsylvania medical marijuana dispensaries are starting to run dry.
The brain goes through critical periods of development during childhood and adolescence, and exposure to THC during this time is an environmental risk factor for schizophrenia
The excitement that marijuana devotees felt as California initiated legal, recreational sales this month was tempered by sticker shock from prices as high as $40 per eighth of an ounce. These prices included state and local taxes totaling up to 45 percent. Commentators are warning that high taxes will strengthen the black market, advocates are calling for marijuana tax cuts, and angry customers are posting their receipts online with the taxes circled in red.Everyone needs to chill.
The first cannabis dispensary is set to open in Austin next month, a little more than four months after the Texas Department of Public Safety granted the first three medical marijuana licenses in the history of the state.Beginning February 8, Compassionate Cultivation will allow qualified patients access to low-THC medical cannabis products and state-regulated cannabidiol oil, known as CBD oil, from a shop at 12701 Lowden Ln. in Manchaca.
San Francisco will retroactively apply California’s marijuana-legalization laws to past criminal cases, District Attorney George Gascón said Wednesday — expunging or reducing misdemeanor and felony convictions going back decades.The unprecedented move will affect thousands of people whose marijuana convictions brand them with criminal histories that can hurt chances of finding jobs and obtaining some government benefits.
Blockchain technology paved the way for growth of cryptocurrency, providing a transparent record of millions of transactions around the globe.But could it also solve challenges around seed-to-sale tracking of legal marijuana? And also give cannabis businesses the ability to project supply and demand, leading to better management of inventory and resources?