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Berkeley Declares It's a Sanctuary City for Marijuana Users

Berkeley Declares It’s a Sanctuary City for Marijuana Users

Berkeley Declares It’s a Sanctuary City for Marijuana Users

Berkeley has declared itself a sanctuary city for marijuana users, a largely symbolic move that cements a policy prohibiting city employees from assisting federal officials in the enforcement of federal marijuana laws.

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City of Berkeley Becomes First in the U.S. to Grant Sanctuary to Cannabis Users, Businesses and Landlords

BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 14, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The City of Berkeley has become the first city in the country to grant sanctuary to adult users of cannabis, businesses selling the product, and property owners where dispensaries and other cannabis-related business are located, Mayor Jesse Arreguin announced Wednesday. The decision means that no city department, agency, officer or employee can use city funds to assist in the enforcement of federal laws surrounding cannabis.

California Recreational Cannabis Sales Commence at 100 Retailers Across State

California Recreational Cannabis Sales Commence at 100 Retailers Across State

While not all Golden State dispensaries had received their temporary licenses to start adult-use sales on New Year’s Day, the state’s legal commercial cannabis market still went live on Jan. 1, 2018, with California recreational cannabis sales commencing at approximately 100 retailers across the state.

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Berkeley Mayor Celebrates the First Day of Adult Use Cannabis Sales at Nation’s Longest Running Dispensary

Berkeley, Calif., Jan. 1, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), the nation’s oldest, continuously operating dispensary in the country, as well as the first dispensary in the Bay Area – and fifth in the state – to receive a temporary retail permit from the California Bureau of Cannabis Control, will once again make history as it opens its doors to the adult-use market on New Year’s Day, marking a major milestone in California’s long, storied history of cannabis law reform.

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Steep Hill and Eybna Partner to Commercialize Customized Cannabis Terpene Formulations

BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Jmîchaeĺe Keller, President and CEO of Steep Hill and Nadav Eyal, Co-founder and CEO of Eybna announced today that Steep Hill and Eybna Technologies Ltd., have partnered on the first technology to produce custom terpene formulations for incorporation into cannabis-derived products.

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Meet The C-Suite at Steep Hill

BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Jmîchaeĺe Keller, President and CEO of Steep Hill, the global leader in cannabis science, technology and analytics, announced today the finalization of the C-Suite strategic leadership team that will put Steep Hill in an optimal position to fully capitalize on the upcoming adult use legalization in California and drive the company’s expansion into global markets around the world.

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Steep Hill Announces Expansion to Arkansas

BERKELEY, June 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Jmîchaeĺe Keller, President and CEO of Steep Hill, the global leader in cannabis science, testing and analytics, announced today that Steep Hill has licensed its first lab in the Southeast, bringing full service medical cannabis quality assurance to the State of Arkansas.

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Steep Hill Announces Opening of Steep Hill Express LA (Los Angeles)

BERKELEY, Calif., June 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Jmîchaeĺe Keller, President and CEO of Steep Hill, the global leader in cannabis science, testing and analytics, announced today that Steep Hill has licensed its first Steep Hill Express lab location outside of its corporate headquarters in Los Angeles.

Senator Wants California Legislature to Urge Trump to Reschedule Marijuana

Senator Wants California Legislature to Urge Trump to Reschedule Marijuana

On March 21, 2017, California Sen. Jeff Stone, R-Temecula, presented a resolution to the Senate Standing Committee on Public Safety that would have the California State Legislature urge the United States Congress to pass legislation to reschedule marijuana and have President Donald Trump sign it.

Lab Finds Toxic Fungicide on Medical Marijuana in San Francisco Area

Lab Finds Toxic Fungicide on Medical Marijuana in San Francisco Area

A reporter at a San Francisco-area television station sent six samples of medical marijuana to a laboratory in Berkeley, Calif., for testing, and the results have raised some red flags, according to the KPIX website. “Only one of those six had no detectable pesticides,” Dr. Donald Land, a researcher at Steep Hill Lab, said.

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Steep Hill White Paper Proves Steep Hill Express Meets Accuracy Requirements for Cannabis Flower Potency

BERKELEY, Calif., June 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Steep Hill, the global industry leader in cannabis testing and analytics, today released a white paper, entitled “Diffuse Reflectance Near Infrared (DRNIR) Spectroscopy for Potency Analysis of Cannabis,”

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Steep Hill Announces Plans to Open Cannabis Testing Laboratory in the State of Maryland

BERKELEY, Calif., May 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Steep Hill today announced it has licensed its cannabis testing technology to a highly-respected team of physicians with plans to open Steep Hill Maryland as a full service medical cannabis quality assurance laboratory in Baltimore, Maryland, bringing advanced scientific tools and methodology to the state.

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New Study Confirms Patients Substitute Cannabis for Rx Drugs

Plenty of anecdotal evidence suggests people suffering from pain, nausea, anxiety or other forms of emotional distress often swap their prescription drugs for marijuana. A new study completed by the Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia adds yet more scientific rigor to the casual observations.


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