A marijuana shop at your door: Home delivery in California surges amid outbreak

By MICHAEL R. BLOOD and HAVEN DALEY | The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO  — One company rushed to expand its delivery fleet. Another has seen sales triple. The global coronavirus pandemic has left millions of people locked out of bars, restaurants and theaters, but it’s been an unexpected boost for…

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California passes $1 billion in cannabis tax revenue two years after launching legal market

California has raised $ 1 billion in cannabis tax revenue since the industry kicked into gear in January 2018, according to figures recently released by the state. The bulk of that $ 1.03 billion in tax money, after covering regulatory costs, has been spent on programs such as child care…

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California passes $1 billion in cannabis tax revenue two years after launching legal market

California has raised $ 1 billion in cannabis tax revenue since the industry kicked into gear in January 2018, according to figures recently released by the state. The bulk of that $ 1.03 billion in tax money, after covering regulatory costs, has been spent on programs such as child care…

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Police found more than 1,400 marijuana plants inside a building in Northern California

By Nicole Chavez | CNN A man was arrested in West Point, California, after authorities discovered 440 pounds of illegal marijuana inside a building, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said. More than 1,400 marijuana plants were seized Thursday when deputies served a search warrant and found that a large shop…

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California marijuana regulations remain complex, but growers steadily becoming compliant

FORTUNA– Save for a few adjustments in state laws, a cannabis permitting workshop in Fortuna on Wednesday carried out in exactly the same way as another workshop 18 months prior — each serving as an effective how-to on becoming legally compliant with California’s pot regulations. But for state officials walking…

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Man sentenced for bribing 2 New Jersey postal workers to deliver packages of marijuana shipped from California

NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey drug dealer who bribed postal workers to bring him marijuana parcels he had shipped in from California has been sentenced to two years in prison. Glenn Blackstone, 50, of Newark will also have to serve five years of supervised release once he’s freed from…

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Was California Right to Label THC as a Reproductive Toxin and Carcinogen?

Is It Right for California to Label THC as a Reproductive Toxin and Carcinogen? Last month, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) in California approved for THC and cannabis smoke to be listed as a reproductive toxin based on Proposition 65. In fact, unknown to many people, cannabis smoke…

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California agency recommends major overhaul to state’s cannabis taxes

California’s struggling cannabis industry didn’t get the recommendation many hoped for — a call to sharply lower the industry’s tax rate — but a long-awaited state report did suggest a marijuana tax overhaul. The report from California’s nonpartisan Legislative Analyst Office, released Tuesday, Dec. 17, says lawmakers should ditch the…

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Starting Jan. 1, Coloradans will have more options for consuming cannabis in public. But will we catch up to California?

From eye-level, Tetra Lounge looks like an upscale coffee shop rolled into a nightclub. Brick walls, painted white, box in DJ booths and a bar, while attractive glass cases and furniture dot the 2,000-square-foot space at 3039 Walnut St. in the River North Art District. But look down and you’re suddenly…

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