Sacramento to prioritize cannabis applicants in some zip codes

City approves new program to assist disadvantaged neighborhoods Updated: 11:20 PM PDT Aug 10, 2018 Vicki Gonzalez Reporter SACRAMENTO, CALIF. (KCRA) —Sacramento is moving forward with a new program to help ensure that the city’s growing marijuana industry benefits the most disadvantaged neighborhoods. The city Read More …

State gives marijuana businesses more time to get licensed, comply with new regulations

By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Posted on Apr 30, 2018 The transition to a fully regulated cannabis industry is taking California a bit longer than anticipated. While state regulators scramble to extend temporary marijuana business licenses, they’re also considering whether to extend a grace Read More …

People with marijuana crimes on their record can clear them up under Prop. 64; most haven’t

By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Dave Gonzales was in his 20s when he followed his friends to Venice Beach on a sunny afternoon in 1985. His buddies brought guitars to play music for the boardwalk crowd. Gonzales brought a joint to enjoy while he Read More …

Feds revoke airport security clearance for CA marijuana business owner

By, Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian   Federal officials have revoked an Irvine man’s airport fast-track security clearance for one reason: he owns a licensed marijuana business. “They’re treating me like a criminal,” said Aaron Herzberg, a Los Angeles-based attorney who owns several state-sanctioned marijuana Read More …

Everything to know about California marijuana laws kicking in Jan. 1, 2018

Jan. 1 will be a historic day in the world of cannabis, as California opens the world’s largest legal marijuana market. Though the state has had a massive medical marijuana industry for more than 20 years — an industry that’s created a de-facto recreational market Read More …