Full Coverage: Marijuana regulation in California
Carlos Bravo, the owner of a tow company here, was at work late last year when a real estate agent came to him offering half a million dollars for 5 acres of undeveloped, brush-pocked desert — five times what he’d paid for the land six months earlier.
TV ads touting marijuana products are still a major taboo in the media business, but that hasn’t stopped members of the Grateful Dead from breaking with convention to puff up their pet cause.
Just say yes: Some California law enforcement leaders support legalizing recreational pot
As the movement to legalize pot for recreational use heads closer to a November ballot initiative, California law enforcement leaders are taking some very different positions on the matter.
A measure to legalize marijuana for recreational use in California appears headed for the Nov. 8 ballot.
Efforts to shut down the nation’s largest medical marijuana dispensary began in 2012, when federal agents posted a forfeiture notice on the Oakland Estuary store.
Nearly two decades after Californians legalized marijuana for medical use and a year before they may approve it for recreational purposes, Gov.
George Skelton’s reefer rhetoric (“Longtime marijuana use might make you a loser,” March 31) hearkens back to a time when marijuana policy was largely shaped by propaganda and prejudice.
Concerned about a possible influx of commercial medical marijuana farms, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to put a temporary moratorium on cultivation of the crop in county unincorporated areas and to study a permanent ban.
In October, when Gov.
Dale Sky Jones was among the marijuana industry leaders who were watching closely as Gov.
Nearly 20 years after voters legalized medical marijuana, California lawmakers have finally passed legislation to regulate the growth and distribution of cannabis for patients’ use.
The state Legislature late Friday approved a comprehensive plan to license and regulate the growth, shipping and sale of medical marijuana in California, with lawmakers hoping it will bring order to what has been a chaotic industry.
California lawmakers on Friday passed wide-ranging proposals for regulating the medical marijuana industry, which would lay groundwork for state control of the cultivation and sale of cannabis in the event that voters legalize recreational use of the drug next year.
Lawmakers who have been negotiating a plan to regulate medical marijuana in California said late Thursday that they have reached an agreement with Gov.
Competing proposals to regulate the state’s medical marijuana industry advanced in the Legislature on Thursday, capping a week of bustling legislative activity before state budget talks take priority for awhile in the Capitol.