In a decision that illustrates how just how far marijuana has moved into the mainstream, California’s largest public utility said it would now offer pot growers the same discounts on energy that it provides other farmers.
California cannabis prohibition is costing the state about $1 billion per year in lost tax revenue that’s sorely needed for social services, a new analysis from the state’s Department of Finance reports this December 21.
The author of the Cannabis Manifesto dishes on racist drug laws, hemp jewelry, and California's weed-fueled world domination.
Forget prize piglets, pie-eating contests and sheep-shearing demonstrations. This fair is dedicated to showcasing the very best marijuana grown in California, and by extension, the world.
SAN JOSE - Bernie Sanders, who said last week that he had not yet studied a California measure to legalize marijuana for recreational use, on Wednesday endorsed the initiative.
Marijuana distributors are already lining up to pick brand names for their buds once sales become legal in 2018.
Growers of medical cannabis say smoke is affecting crops.
Californians are set to decide whether to make recreational marijuana use legal, as other Western states have done, after the California Secretary of State's office said on Tuesday the issue could be put to voters in the November ballot.
Marijuana policy is often a sticky subject in California, but that may change with the nomination of the state's first ever Marijuana Czar.
Gov. Jerry Brown revealed a proposal last week to simplify statewide rules that govern medical and recreational marijuana sales and production, in anticipation of the launch of the recreational cannabis industry in California in 2018.
Medical pot patients could see their marijuana become cleaner and safer, with the cost jumping about 10 percent, under new draft regulations for California’s multibillion-dollar medical cannabis industry.
More than a quarter of all legal cannabis in North America is sold in California, despite much stricter laws than Colorado or Washington.
A proposed, 15 percent tax on medical marijuana sales would push the government's take on retail pot in Los Angeles to more than one fourth of the advertised price.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's largest organization of practicing physicians, the California Medical Association, announced Monday that it is backing a proposed 2016 ballot initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.
California is poised to legalize marijuana for adults 21 and over, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday from the non-partisan, non-profit Public Policy Institute of California.
A measure to legalize marijuana for recreational use in California appears headed for the Nov. 8 ballot.
There are increasing signs that 2016 might just be the year the largest state in the nation legalizes recreational marijuana.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other elected leaders on Thursday called on California voters to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, saying the current laws are unfairly entangling minorities more than white users.
California appears poised to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, with a strong majority favoring Proposition 64 ahead of Tuesday’s vote.
Attorney General Kamala Harris called the legalization of marijuana "inevitable" Tuesday.
The estimated value of marijuana is more than the top five leading cash farm receipts for commodities in California combined.
After about a year of discussions with a medical cannabis education organization, Sonoma State University will finally be offering its first course in medical cannabis in March.
California farmers are known for producing some of the finest fruits, vegetables and nuts in the world. But what if the state’s big agriculture also included marijuana?
The Emerald Cup, the celebration of cannabis culture now in its third year in Santa Rosa, wrapped up its two-day run at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds on Sunday with its biggest attendance ever, showcasing some of the best outdoor organic marijuana in the world and the industry the plant has spawned.
When Californians voted last month to legalize recreational use of marijuana, they may not have realized they were also allowing retroactive changes that could turn a felony pot conviction into a misdemeanor.
California’s lieutenant governor fully supports legalizing recreational pot.
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