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Willow Creek

Willow Creek Workshop on Cannabis Ordinance

Willow Creek Workshop on Cannabis Ordinance

WILLOW CREEK, Calif., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – On Wednesday, Oct. 18 beginning at 5:30 pm, Supervisor Ryan Sundberg and the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department will be hosting a public workshop in Willow Creek on proposed revisions to the county’s Commercial Cannabis Land Use Ordinance (CCLUO), and the associated Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR).

city council

Drug Policy Alliance and ACLU of California Sue City of Fontana Over Ordinance That Conflicts With Rights Granted by California’s Marijuana Legalization Initiative

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Yesterday, the Drug Policy Alliance and ACLU of California filed a lawsuit against the City of Fontana challenging a city ordinance that is in conflict with Proposition 64 (also known as the “Adult Use of Marijuana Act” or “AUMA”).

Public Regulation

Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation to Hold Public Regulation Hearing in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES June 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation (Bureau) will hold its second public regulation hearing in Los Angeles to receive comments regarding the recent release of the bureau’s proposed medical cannabis regulations.

California’s New Cannabis Rules: The End of the Beginning?

California’s New Cannabis Rules: The End of the Beginning?

All three of the California agencies charged with implementation of the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act released their initial draft of new cannabis rules on April 28, 2017. This long-awaited event puts some meat on the ‘til-now skeletal ideas of what is going to happen in California as the expansion of the state-legal cannabis industry into adult recreational use moves forward.

city council

California Governor Jerry Brown Moves to Align Medical and Adult Use Marijuana Regulation in California

SACRAMENTO, April 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Late Tuesday afternoon, Governor Jerry Brown released his proposal to align medical marijuana regulations passed by the Legislature in 2015 and the 2016 Adult Use of Marijuana Act (Prop 64), both of which call for commercial licensing and regulation to begin in January 2018.

After January 2018: Learn to Jump Through California's Hoops

After January 2018: Learn to Jump Through California’s Hoops

in January 2018 two distinct California state laws will come into effect, the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act and the Adult Use Marijuana Act, the mandating act for a new adult-recreational industry. So the question is: what hoops is an entrepreneur going to have to jump through to avail himself of this double opportunity?

Licensed Marijuana Cultivators in California Now Eligible for Agricultural Energy Rates

Licensed Marijuana Cultivators in California Now Eligible for Agricultural Energy Rates

On March 1, 2017, Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced that licensed medical marijuana cultivators are now eligible for PG&E’s agricultural energy rate and recreational cultivators will be eligible once they’ve been licensed under the Adult Use of Marijuana Act.

PG&E

Agricultural Cannabis Growers Now Eligible for PG&E Ag Rate and Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — While recreational marijuana cannot be sold in California until January 2018, existing medical marijuana growers and future recreational marijuana growers will be eligible as of March 1 for PG&E’s agricultural energy rate.

Cannabis Benchmarks Wholesale Market Report

Cannabis Benchmarks Predicts California Wholesale Cannabis Prices Will Increase at Outset of Legal Recreational Market

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 2, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC, is predicting that wholesale cannabis prices will initially increase with the implementation of California’s Proposition 64.

Unrolling the Issues: Prop 64 Discussion at Humboldt State University

Unrolling the Issues: Prop 64 Discussion at Humboldt State University

On Oct. 26, 2016, Humboldt State University’s Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research will sponsor a panel discussion on Proposition 64, the November 2016 ballot measure that if passed by voters would legalize recreational marijuana in the state.

LA County Supervisors Approve Ballot Initiative to Tax Marijuana

LA County Supervisors Approve Ballot Initiative to Tax Marijuana

On July 12, 2016, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to place an initiative on the November ballot that would levy a 15 percent excise tax on marijuana and use the proceeds to help fight chronic homeless.

Golden in California: Adult Use of Marijuana Act Qualifies for Ballot

Golden in California: Adult Use of Marijuana Act Qualifies for Ballot

On June 28, 2016, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced that the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, a ballot initiative legalizing recreational marijuana in the state, had enough signatures to qualify for the 2016 November ballot.

California Democratic Party Endorses Recreational Legalization

California Democratic Party Endorses Recreational Legalization

On June 19, 2016, during the California Democratic Party’s executive board meeting in Long Beach, the board voted to endorse the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, a ballot initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state.

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Marijuana Infraction Enforcement Nearly 4 Times More Severe for Black Californians and 1.5 Times More Severe for Latino Californians than for Whites, Finds New DPA and ACLU Report

OAKLAND, Calif., May 31, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — New data analyses conducted by the Drug Policy Alliance and ACLU of California find that racial disparities in marijuana policing have persisted, following the reduction of low-level marijuana possession from a misdemeanor to an infraction in 2011.

Opposition to AUMA

Police and Prison Guard Groups Funding Opposition to AUMA

With the Adult Use of Marijuana Act poised to go on California’s ballot in November, marijuana advocates have started looking into who is bankrolling the opposition.

National Cannabis Industry Association NCIA and Gillibrand

NCIA Hosts the 3rd Annual Cannabis Business Summit in Oakland, CA: June 20-22

OAKLAND, Calif., May 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The National Cannabis Industry Association, the only national trade association representing the businesses of the legal marijuana industry, will hold its third annual national conference, the Cannabis Business Summit and Expo, in Oakland, CA, June 20-22, 2016, at the Marriott City Center.


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