After the smoke clears: What’s next for Northern California’s cannabis industry?

Published: Oct 14, 2017, 7:29 am • Updated: Oct 13, 2017, 9:31 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The devastating and deadly wildfires in Northern California could hardly have come at a worse time for the region’s well-established and highly respected cannabis industry. Growers in the area, famous for…

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Californians can smoke and vape weed in parks, on beaches, decides gov

Published: Oct 9, 2017, 7:46 am • Updated: Oct 9, 2017, 10:59 am By The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Smoking and vaping will still be allowed at California state parks and beaches, despite lawmakers’ attempts to ban it. Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed two bills Friday that would have banned…

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Cannabis life hacks: Five reasons you probably shouldn’t smoke weed before a blind date

Published: Aug 22, 2017, 3:54 pm • Updated: Aug 22, 2017, 3:56 pm By Daniel Jones, The Cannabist Staff Your date’s less than 25 minutes away. You’re ready: You look good, feel good — you even smell good. You’re on track to make a positive first impression. But you’re anxious.…

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Marijuana backlash: Smell of smoke driving some former proponents away

Published: Jul 24, 2017, 2:43 pm • Updated: Jul 24, 2017, 5:48 pm By Virginia Postrel, Bloomberg View I support marijuana legalization, but I wish pot smokers would stop stinking up the sidewalks. I’m not alone. In places where using marijuana no longer carries the threat of a jail sentence,…

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The DEA said it would end its monopoly on research marijuana. Was it just smoke and mirrors?

Published: Jul 5, 2017, 2:27 pm • Updated: Jul 5, 2017, 2:27 pm By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Nearly a year after the Drug Enforcement Administration announced it would allow more organizations to grow cannabis for sanctioned studies, there’s still only one federally authorized cultivator in the United States.…

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