SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Eaze, the leading marijuana technology company, announced today that Jennifer Lujan joined the company as Director of Social Impact.
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Alaska residents with cannabis convictions on their records may get a second chance. On Jan. 31, 2018, Rep. Harriet Drummond introduced HB 316, a bill that would seek to seal public records pertaining to certain cannabis convictions.
Thousands of San Francisco residents convicted of marijuana offenses since 1975 will see those convictions dismissed or reduced under an effort announced on Wednesday by the city’s district attorney.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Today, District Attorney George Gascón announced that the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office will be retroactively applying Proposition 64, which legalized the possession and recreational use of marijuana for adults ages 21 years or older, to misdemeanor and felony convictions dating back to 1975.
Dennis Peron, the cannabis activist who fired up the movement to legalize medical marijuana in California, died on Saturday in a San Francisco hospital. He was 72.
An alliance of California marijuana growers filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block state rules that they fear could open the way for vast farms that would drive smaller cultivators out of business or send them into the black market.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 18, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Eaze, the leading marijuana technology company, today released its Eaze Insights: 2017 State of Cannabis data report, a comprehensive overview of consumer trends driving the marijuana industry year over year.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Since 2010, Proper Rx’s delivery-only medical cannabis dispensary located in California’s East Bay has strived to create a community without pain.
Wildfires blazing through Southern California are worrying marijuana growers, who fear that smoke could damage their crops, the basis of a newly legalized industry in the state.
San Francisco could have recreational weed for sale the first week of January under legislation signed by San Francisco’s mayor.
San Francisco is another step closer to allowing recreational marijuana sales to start in January after city leaders approved regulations in a mandatory second vote Tuesday.
Cannabis ads on Muni buses are set to disappear in metaphorical a puff of smoke. Ads for recreational pot will be banned going forward on San Francisco’s public transit system after a vote by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Tuesday.
Phil Matier talks with state senator Scott Wiener (D-S.F.) about the competing city and state politics around recreational pot use on Matier in the Morning.
San Francisco supervisors delayed voting Tuesday on proposed pot regulations, making it more unlikely that people in this weed-friendly city will be able to buy recreational pot when adult use becomes legal Jan. 1 in California.
Some San Francisco residents are all for the new recreational cannabis industry, but others are saying ‘not in my backyard’.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Residents of seven California cities voted to impose local taxes on cannabis in Tuesday’s elections. With retail sales set to begin on January 1, the newly approved measures will add to the already substantial tax burden on legal cannabis, potentially undermining California’s fledgling legalization initiative, according to Fitch Ratings.
While California may grow eight times the amount of cannabis state residents can consume, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration is dimming the brilliance of the Golden State’s illegal cannabis plants.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – New West Summit, the first conference to focus exclusively on disruptive ground-breaking, innovative technology and scientific developments in the cannabis space, today announced keynote and featured speakers and events for the third annual conference occurring October 13-15, 2017, at the Marriott City Center, Oakland, CA.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Eaze, the leading cannabis technology company, announced today an additional $27 million in Series B financing, led by Bailey Capital with participation from DCM Ventures, Kaya Ventures and FJ Labs.
A Bay Area company says it has successfully measured marijuana impairment in drivers. The test could provide law enforcement with a much-needed tool to identify people driving while stoned.
On July 18, 2017, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to create the Office of Cannabis. Consisting of three employees, the new department will be responsible for approving permits for recreational cannabis dispensaries in the city.
With legalized recreational marijuana sales fast approaching, San Francisco is set to create a new Office of Cannabis to handle cannabis permits and complaints and serve as a centralized resource for the public and businesses.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Canna Angels LLC, a leading angel investment consortium focused on opportunities within the cannabis industry, today announced that RET. California State Senator Joe Dunn and Dr. Daniele Piomelli, PhD, Pharm.D., will be featured guests at the Canna Angels July 19 Founders Showcase.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – HelloMD, the nation’s largest community of medical cannabis patients, experts, and trusted brands, announced today that they have partnered with PharmaCannis, a multi-region, vertically integrated medical cannabis provider.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — HelloMD, the nation’s largest community of medical cannabis patients, experts and trusted brands, announced that its telemedicine services will be available throughout New York State effective today.
SAN DIEGO April 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical marijuana education leader United Patients Group is proud to take center stage at the Answers for Cancer Summit in San Diego this week, hosted by the Best Answer for Cancer Foundation.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today issued a staff report on a recent workshop exploring the energy impacts of cannabis cultivation.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (CJEO) has adopted a formal opinion advising judges that maintaining any interest in an enterprise that involves medical or recreational marijuana is incompatible with the obligation to follow the law under California Code of Judicial Ethics.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Enlucem, a strategic brand consultancy currently advising startups in the cannabis space, announced today the results of a detailed consumer study of Californians’ attitudes toward cannabis products.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden and SAN FRANCISCO, /Weed Wire/ — Heliospectra AB(publ) (OTCQB: HLSPY, FIRSTNORTH: HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for controlled plant growth environments, whose shares are listed on Nasdaq First North and the North American ADR, has appointed Redeye AB as new Certified Adviser for Nasdaq First North as of March 1, 2017.
A new cold-brewed coffee drink infused with THC is now available in the San Francisco Bay area. Somatik is a joint effort between the edibles company of the same name and Ritual Roasters. The 8-ounce bottles are available at several Bay-area dispensaries or through the CANNVIS delivery service for $12 each.
Marty Higgins, CEO of San Francisco-based Harvest, explains how the company is redefining the retail experience for the modern dispensary customer.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Following decades of stigmatization and prohibition, a new data report titled, Eaze Insights: State of Cannabis 2016, reveals that Californians are increasingly comfortable with marijuana use and are embracing its benefits.
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.
Now that adult-use marijuana is legal in California, a two-year community college in San Francisco is planning a curriculum for training people in the pot business. City College of San Francisco is developing the program with Oaksterdam University and the United Food and Commercial Workers labor union. CCSF plans to begin the program in spring 2018.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 22, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Keith McCarty, founder and CEO of Eaze, the leading cannabis technology company, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year by MJIC’s World of Cannabis committee.
By Jan. 1, 2018, licensed retail stores and farms would be open in many cities. It would bring huge changes to pot producers.
MESQUITE, Nevada, Oct. 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Sativa (OTCQB: CBDS) is proud to announce that Ibudtender, “Your Personal Budtender” (www.ibudtender.com), a Cannabis Sativa, Inc. subsidiary, is anchoring HALLOWEED, a Prop 215 friendly event in San Francisco’s Cow Palace on October 28,29, & 30, 2016.
Oct. 27, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — This year’s presidential election has revealed how divided most Americans are on many issues. However, there is one area where supporters of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree: marijuana policy.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Eaze, the leading on-demand medical marijuana technology company, today announced the completion of a $13 million Series B financing round making Eaze the fastest growing and most funded cannabis technology company in the world.
Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, used Skype on Oct. 15, 2016, to tell about 1,000 New West Summit conference goers they should work for marijuana legalization. The summit, tagged “The Future of Cannabis, Now,” was held in downtown San Francisco, according to an Oct. 16, 2016, article at CNET.
Current and former NFL players are funding a study to determine if cannabis oil is a potential alternative to opiates for injured players.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — On Oct 14th & 15th, The 2016 New West Summit 2.0 takes place at The Hyatt Regency in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — On Oct 14th & 15th, The 2016 New West Summit 2.0 takes place at The Hyatt Regency in San Francisco.
Anyone with a medical marijuana recommendation from a physician can browse Harvest on Geary’s minimalist dispensary – but entry into their private lounge will be only for those San Franciscans who can afford it.
As more and more states legalize the use of marijuana, which is banned under U.S. federal laws, banks are facing “unsustainable tension” that needs to be resolved by Congress, San Francisco Fed President John Williams said on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO, August 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Harvest, San Francisco’s first boutique-style medical cannabis dispensary, announces the grand opening of its long-anticipated private membership consumption lounge.
MARIN, Calif., Aug. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — As The 420 Games’ Third Annual San Francisco Games event approaches, thousands are training and preparing to run the 4.20 mile course in Golden Gate Park.
Take a bow, San Francisco: The Bay Area is home to the highest concentration of marijuana smokers anywhere in the country, according to new data released Tuesday by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
SAN FRANCISCO, July 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — We are very proud to announce the 3rd Annual San Francisco 420 Games. This will be our biggest and best event yet again featuring Lagunitas beer tasting, great music and educational speeches. Come run with us and continue to help change the perception of cannabis and the people who use it!