Protections for employers and police missing from marijuana clean-up bill

Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger spoke against a last-minute clean-up measure (A5342) during an Assembly telephonic session Monday as a way to secure Gov. Phil Murphy’s signature on bills sent to him in December legalizing recreational marijuana. The Senate voted 22-12 and the Assembly 49-27, along party lines. Murphy signed it into…

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Why cannabis sponsors the cleanup of more Colorado highway miles than any other industry

Cannabis companies are the leading sponsors of Colorado highways, accounting for cleanup on two-thirds of the roads maintained by Clean Colorado — a program the industry has leveraged as a loophole in the state’s strict limits on marijuana advertising. Currently, 51 cannabis dispensaries, cultivators, manufacturers and edible producers sponsor roadways…

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Hello, what’s this? Big bags of weed found by freeway litter cleanup crew

Published: Jul 11, 2017, 6:34 pm • Updated: Jul 11, 2017, 6:34 pm By Andy Nguyen, Los Angeles Times Fifteen pounds of marijuana were found in plastic bags on the side of a freeway in La Crescenta during a litter cleanup this weekend, authorities said. Two organizations were doing their…

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