Recreational marijuana sales brisk, problems few in San Diego 3 months into legalization

SAN DIEGO — Three months after recreational marijuana went on sale in California, San Diego retailers say business has been brisk and the customer base diverse, including older people who use a private shuttle bus to reach one dispensary. “There’s been a change in the culture,” said Will Senn, who…

Continue reading

San Diego Girl Scouts investigate girl who sold cookies outside marijuana dispensary

Published: Feb 6, 2018, 11:56 am • Updated: Feb 6, 2018, 1:44 pm By Julie Watson, Associated Press SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Girl Scout council is looking into whether a scout who was photographed selling cookies outside a marijuana dispensary broke any rules. Officials were trying to identify…

Continue reading

San Diego County agrees to return $290,000 to raided cannabis businessman

Published: Dec 14, 2017, 3:50 pm • Updated: Dec 14, 2017, 3:50 pm By The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — With California gearing up to permit the sale of recreational marijuana, San Diego County’s top prosecutor has agreed to return $ 290,000 seized from a cannabis business owner last year.…

Continue reading

San Diego council decides today whether to allow local cultivation

Published: Sep 11, 2017, 8:53 am • Updated: Sep 11, 2017, 8:53 am By The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — The city council in San Diego is considering whether to OK marijuana cultivation locally once new state laws allowing recreational use take effect next year. The Los Angeles Times reports…

Continue reading

San Diego DA ordered to return $100K to marijuana distributor 15 months after raid

Published: May 9, 2017, 10:03 am • Updated: May 9, 2017, 10:03 am By The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — San Diego’s district attorney has been ordered to return more than $ 100,000 seized from a medical marijuana businessman and his family, 15 months after drug agents raided the company…

Continue reading

Drager 5000: Mouth Swab Test Used in San Diego To Detect if Drivers are High On Pot

The more states that come online with legalized cannabis laws, the more there is discussion around the topic of how to detect a DUI for cannabis while drivers are on the road.  There are several different methods. kits. and other roadside tests that have been piloted or used by law enforcement to…

Continue reading

This San Diego company is banking on the medical grow market with a $175 million planned IPO

Published: Oct 18, 2016, 11:54 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2016, 11:54 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Citing momentum in the medical marijuana industry, a San Diego-based real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on acquiring medical-use grow facilities has set its sights on the public market. Innovative Industrial…

Continue reading