American Indian tribes that say they have been cut out of California’s legal marijuana market have raised the possibility of going their own way by establishing pot businesses outside the state-regulated system that is less than two months old.
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Scientists. Tax collectors. Typists. Analysts. Lawyers. And more scientists. Recreational marijuana use becomes legal in California in 2018, and one of the things to blossom in the emerging industry isn’t green and leafy – it’s government jobs.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) sent the following letter to Governor Brown requesting that he declare a State of Emergency in Siskiyou County related to the rampant illegal marijuana grows.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Smoking or consuming marijuana in any form while driving or riding in vehicles will be specifically prohibited by law in California come January 1 under a bill by Senator Jerry Hill that Governor Brown signed Monday.
As California gears up for the sale of recreational cannabis, lawmakers are still concerned about cannabis packaging that could appeal to minors. On Aug. 24, 2017, state lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown Senate Bill 663, a bill intended to thwart edibles from being marketed to adolescents, as reported by the Los Angeles Times. Crafted by…
On January 1, 2018, Californians over the age of 21 will legally be able to buy recreational marijuana including edibles and other products. Children will inadvertently be exposed to the marketing of this drug.
With the upcoming implementation of Proposition 64 on Jan. 1, 2018, the California State Association of Counties, the Rural County Representatives of California and the Urban Counties of California joined forces to co-sponsor the California Counties Cannabis Summit on July 19, 2017, in Sacramento, to get on the same page.
On May 10, 2017, California Assemblyman Jim Wood, D-Healdsburg, announced that California Gov. Jerry Brown will allot $1.5 million from California’s state budget to cover an Emerald Triangle cannabis cleanup of illegal grow sites in Humboldt, Trinity and Mendocino Counties.
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — On Thursday, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law three bills affecting the state’s medical cannabis laws.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 2679, which will establish key standards for medical cannabis manufacturers, help implement the landmark Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA), and end misguided raids on manufacturers.
PHILADELPHIA ― Gavin Newsom is a little tired of being the only state official in California to fully endorse legalizing recreational marijuana.
On Feb. 3, 2016, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 21, emergency legislation drafted by Assemblyman Jim Wood.
It is hard to underestimate the impact of the passage of Assembly Bill 243, Assembly Bill 266 and Senate Bill 643, the new troika of legislative efforts which finally creates the first regulatory framework for the state medical industry since it technically became legal in 1996.
In California, Gov. Jerry Brown has recently signed into law a bill, SB 212, which increases the penalties on individuals caught manufacturing marijuana concentrate products through Butane Hash Oil extraction. Using the BHO extraction process in a residential area will become an aggravated felony.
On July 7, 2015, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law AB 258, a bill that would protect medical marijuana patients from being excluded in the organ donation process. The bill breezed through both the state Senate and Assembly.
The New York Times reported on Friday, July 3, that President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens of nonviolent drug offenders during the next few weeks. But most drug convictions happen under state law. Is there any relief on the horizon for nonviolent drug offenders over-sentenced in state courts?