Bethany Klein on Sun, 11/05/2017 The sin tax has always been a big source of revenue for states from New York to California. Now, as marijuana use achieves greater acceptance and legalization efforts continue, California is taking advantage of a golden opportunity. A whole slew of new taxes seek to regulate […]


Many of the dozens of farms affected are without proper insurance because of federal law Crowdfunding efforts to help legal cannabis farms damaged in California’s wildfires have been closed down because of fear of contradictory national laws. More than $13,000 (£10,000) was raised for the dozens of businesses. Medical cannabis is already […]

California fires: Cannabis farm fundraisers shut down

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Grower Anthony Nguyen sells marijuana at the medical marijuana farmers market at the California Heritage Market in Los Angeles. REUTERS/David McNew Marijuana is about to become big business with the legalization of adult pot use in California January 1, but backers of a two-day trade association conference winding up Friday […]

Going to pot in California: Marijuana trade group battle

Those in the marijuana industry add flavors, aromas and effects to weed with the help of terpenes. For the marijuana novice, weed is just weed. But for the cannabis connoisseur, there’s a whole world of flavors, scents and effects – and it goes beyond just different types of strains. The […]

Terpenes are next frontier of curated cannabis experience, experts say

BY JOHN HOLLAND California’s county fairs — those wholesome showcases of agricultural bounty — could become places to score some pot. Gov. Jerry Brown last week signed a bill that details how to carry out the November 2016 ballot measure that legalizes recreational marijuana as of January 2018. Tucked deep in the […]

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Submitted by Marijuana News on Thu, 05/25/2017 – 10:17 While President Trump continues to lean on traditional industry to bring jobs back to the United States — vowing to create somewhere in the vicinity of 25 million new jobs within the next 10 years — he has failed to consider how […]

Marijuana could be salvation for American blue collar workers

Canopy San Diego is shifting how we think about the marijuana industry BY JENNIFER MCENTEE When it comes to cannabis, local investors and entrepreneurs are seeing green. A new business accelerator called Canopy San Diego is investing time and money in technology startups that offer ancillary services—renewable energy, back-office software, […]

San Diego Has a Cannabis Business Accelerator

Statistically, the cannabis industry is experiencing some of the highest growth in the world right now. Legislative efforts across the country have resulted in the passage of medical and recreational laws in 29 states as well as the District of Columbia. And just recently, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced […]

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Californians could order up some pot with their cotton candy and corn dog at the county fair if a budget trailer bill becomes law. Senate Bill 94 brings the rules and regulations for medical marijuana and recreational marijuana together. In doing so, there is some language in […]

California Law Could Open Door To Marijuana At County Fairs