California bill to protect recreational marijuana industry and users from federal crackdown moves ahead

Published: Apr 19, 2017, 4:50 pm • Updated: Apr 19, 2017, 4:54 pm By Katy Murphy, Bay Area News Group California is considering another step to protect its interests — specifically, its weed — from Washington meddling. The proposal — the first of its kind in the nation — would…

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Hundreds apply for California cannabis advisory committee

Published: Apr 11, 2017, 1:55 pm • Updated: Apr 11, 2017, 1:55 pm By Brooke Edwards Staggs, Orange County Register More than 600 people applied to be part of the state’s first Cannabis Advisory Committee, as California scrambles to come up with detailed regulations for its massive medical and recreational…

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California police not down with Gov. Brown’s marijuana plan

Published: Apr 6, 2017, 7:48 am • Updated: Apr 6, 2017, 9:00 am By Michael R. Blood and Paul Elias, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California law enforcement officials objected Wednesday to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed streamlining of the state’s marijuana regulations, saying his plan could endanger public safety.…

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Clock ticking for California to unify medical and recreational cannabis laws

Published: Apr 5, 2017, 8:11 am • Updated: Apr 5, 2017, 8:13 am By Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California is one step closer to resolving tricky legal conflicts on its path to becoming the nation’s largest marijuana economy. Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration released documents outlining…

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California chef and ‘ganjier’ teaches cannabis appreciation to his diners

Published: Mar 24, 2017, 2:26 pm • Updated: Mar 24, 2017, 2:26 pm By James McClure, Civilized Life You’ve seen wine pairings on menus, but did you know that a chef in California offers his guest special joint pairings with their gourmet entrees? Holden Jagger is putting his own special…

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The Get Lit Festival In California Is Real, Sign Up Today

Weed And Whiskey #6 – Fireball Cinnamon Overload Fireball whiskey is a cinnamon flavored whiskey made by the Sazerac Company. Its foundation is Canadian whiskey, and the taste otherwise resembles, no, is identical, to the atomic fireball jawbreaker candy you had as a kid.  High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis Rate this post

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13 California marijuana dispensaries owe $12 million in taxes, says report

Published: Mar 20, 2017, 2:38 pm • Updated: Mar 20, 2017, 2:39 pm By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Thirteen medical marijuana dispensaries owe more than $ 12 million in unpaid state taxes, according to a report recently published by the Board of Equalization. The list includes several pioneers of…

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Pesticide-free marijuana farming brings boon to California composting companies

Published: Mar 14, 2017, 9:06 am • Updated: Mar 14, 2017, 9:06 am By Stephen Scauzillo, Southern California News Group Malibu Compost mainly sold to nurseries, organic vegetable farmers and backyard gardeners until a few years ago, when the small business started by two surfing buddies began getting calls from…

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CCBE to define, deploy and adjust best practices for the California Cannabis Industry

Our previous post about the upcoming California Cannabis Business Expo (CCBE) hosted by MJIC next week on March 5-8 in San Diego highlighted reasons for industry professionals to attend and how this event has helped companies in the past. Another big focus of the CCBE, particularly this time around with the recent…

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LA Sheriff, preparing for recreational marijuana legalization, thinks feds may target California

Published: Mar 8, 2017, 11:03 am • Updated: Mar 8, 2017, 11:03 am By Michael Balsamo, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The leader of the nation’s largest sheriff’s department expects federal drug agents will attempt to step up marijuana enforcement as California moves forward with legalization. But he believes…

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