Tag Archives: California

California cannabis growers are assessing the damages. After the shock, resignation.

Published: Oct 20, 2017, 9:38 pm • Updated: Oct 20, 2017, 10:13 pm By Katie Zezima, The Washington Post The deadly wildfires that ravaged communities and wineries in Northern California also severely damaged numerous marijuana farms, just before the state

Want to start a cannabis business in California? Tips from a recent workshop

Published: Oct 19, 2017, 7:53 am • Updated: Oct 19, 2017, 7:53 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian An hour after the start of Friday’s workshop on how to get a state license to run a cannabis business, some

Crowdfunding site shuts down campaign for California cannabis farm fire victims

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 8:39 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 10:39 am By The Cannifornian, The Cannabist Staff An online payment company has shut down a fundraising campaign set up to support cannabis cultivators who’ve been impacted by the

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

Colorado drags down national marijuana prices in first half of 2017

Published: Oct 2, 2017, 10:59 am • Updated: Oct 2, 2017, 10:59 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The price of a pound of legal marijuana continues to plummet in 2017, according to a new report tracking the commodity’s

Growing weed has a bad rap for harming the environment. Some growers are trying to change that

Published: Sep 27, 2017, 9:26 am • Updated: Sep 27, 2017, 9:26 am By Lauren Williams, The Cannifornian Inside a warehouse in an industrial part of downtown Los Angeles, where rats can be as big as seagulls, the one thing standing between

Hmong marijuana farmers in California are fighting attempts to shut them down

Published: Sep 14, 2017, 3:24 pm • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 5:28 pm By Paige St. John, Los Angeles Times SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — The narcotics officer stood on a windswept ridge near the Oregon border and surveyed the fields

On-demand cannabis: California becoming hot spot for weed delivery, e-commerce

Published: Sep 14, 2017, 3:09 pm • Updated: Sep 16, 2017, 10:14 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Eaze’s e-commerce platform is meant to feel familiar. Scrolling horizontally and vertically through product pictures is practically Netflixian. Refining results with

Eaze accelerating marijuana delivery tech with $27 million investment

Published: Sep 14, 2017, 12:40 pm • Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 6:01 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A tech company focused on cannabis delivery is going full-throttle in California. Eaze, a San Francisco-based firm that developed software to

Lawyer disbarred after conviction for planting weed, pipe, opioids in PTA rival’s car

Published: Sep 13, 2017, 1:24 pm • Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 7:30 am By Sean Emery, Orange County Register Kent Wycliffe Easter and Jill Bjorkholm Easter were convicted of a felony count for false imprisonment. Jill has since changed her