Tag Archives: California

Chelsea Handler announces her own marijuana brand on Instagram

Published: Feb 13, 2018, 1:42 pm • Updated: Feb 13, 2018, 2:46 pm By Lindsey Bartlett, The Cannabist Staff Another celebrity has announced plans to enter into the retail marijuana industry. Comedian Chelsea Handler announced to her 3.3 million Instagram

One month after Sessions marijuana memo, where do U.S. attorneys stand on legal weed?

Published: Feb 5, 2018, 5:57 pm • Updated: Feb 5, 2018, 6:07 pm By Bruce Kennedy and Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff It’s been a month since U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo, Obama-era Department of Justice

California cannabis ‘logjam’ softens sales at Scotts Miracle-Gro

Published: Jan 31, 2018, 8:04 am • Updated: Jan 31, 2018, 10:01 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Hydroponics products now account for more than one-third of Scotts Miracle-Gro’s sales, but the lawn-and-garden company’s foray into the ancillary wings

Wholesale cannabis prices hit historic lows in January, but don’t blame Sessions

Published: Jan 25, 2018, 3:52 pm • Updated: Jan 25, 2018, 4:19 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The price of a pound of legal marijuana plummeted in January, according to a new report tracking the commodity’s U.S. spot

Timing of cannabis company’s donation to California councilwoman raises questions

Published: Jan 24, 2018, 6:25 am • Updated: Jan 24, 2018, 6:25 am By Stephanie K. Baer, The Cannifornian The day after Councilwoman Monica Garcia recommended one company get a monopoly on transporting cannabis within Baldwin Park’s borders, she received a

Recreational marijuana sales launch in Los Angeles

Published: Jan 20, 2018, 9:40 am • Updated: Jan 20, 2018, 10:24 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs and Elizabeth Chou, The Cannifornian Los Angeles marijuana stores on Friday evening got the OK to begin selling cannabis to anyone 21 and

Recreational marijuana dispensaries boost nearby home prices, says study

Published: Jan 16, 2018, 10:45 am • Updated: Jan 16, 2018, 1:02 pm By Marisa Kendall, The Cannifornian As recreational marijuana sales ramp up throughout California’s Bay Area, could the newly legal drug end up creating an unexpected type of

Stymied Angelenos flock to West Hollywood to buy marijuana in stores open there

Published: Jan 3, 2018, 4:12 pm • Updated: Jan 3, 2018, 5:22 pm By Elizabeth Chou, The Cannifornian Roberto Latuya said the last time he smoked marijuana might have been in 1969. “It’s why I’m here now — I’m ecstatic about

More stories and pics from historic first day of recreational cannabis sales in California

Published: Jan 2, 2018, 4:03 pm • Updated: Jan 2, 2018, 4:05 pm By The Cannifornian (multiple Authors) Celebrating a major shift in cultural attitudes about cannabis — or just looking to enjoy the right to get high without legal

Weed 101: The basics of buying cannabis in California (or anywhere)

Published: Jan 2, 2018, 11:41 am • Updated: Jan 2, 2018, 1:11 pm By Kurt Snibbe, The Cannifornian Effective Jan. 1, California allows licensed shops to sell marijuana to anyone with an ID proving they’re 21 and older. For adults

Caution and confidence in smaller California towns as recreational marijuana goes legal

Published: Dec 29, 2017, 9:32 am • Updated: Dec 29, 2017, 9:32 am By Scott Wilson, The Washington Post NIPTON, Calif. – In the high desert of eastern California, where a two-lane road and the rail tracks cross, sits a

Bay Area is divided on legal marijuana as Jan. 1 approaches

Published: Dec 12, 2017, 2:12 pm • Updated: Dec 12, 2017, 5:11 pm By Lisa M. Krieger, East Bay Times On the eve of California’s experiment with legal marijuana sales, the Bay Area is dividing into a kaleidoscopic landscape as

California cannabis festivals will be different in 2018, but many freedoms remain

Published: Dec 1, 2017, 7:01 pm • Updated: Dec 1, 2017, 7:01 pm By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Some 25,000 people are expected to head to San Bernardino this weekend to watch hip-hop shows, sample marijuana products and celebrate

More veterans parlaying their military skills into cannabis careers

Published: Nov 10, 2017, 10:00 am • Updated: Nov 10, 2017, 10:09 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Chad Drew considers himself a veteran of not only the Air Force but also the cannabis industry. The 41-year-old is sales

A melted mess of gold, silver: Marijuana farmers’ savings plans all too vulnerable

Published: Nov 10, 2017, 7:01 am • Updated: Nov 10, 2017, 7:01 am By Joe Mozingo, Los Angeles Times REDWOOD VALLEY, Calif. — She knew just where she had buried the gold and silver coins — down a ravine from

Cannabis ads have landed at a busy California airport

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 5:57 pm • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 8:12 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A cannabis company has an important announcement for travelers departing one of California’s busiest airports. “Cannabis is legal. Traveling with it is

FDA sends warning letters to CBD companies, including Colorado’s CW Hemp

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 11:40 am • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 2:36 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The Colorado company known for the “Charlotte’s Web” cannabidiol-rich extract and three other businesses that make CBD products were put on

Fears mount for California MMJ patients over “cannabis deserts”

Published: Oct 31, 2017, 7:25 am • Updated: Oct 31, 2017, 7:25 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff With California on the verge of creating a cannabis market worth an estimated $7 billion by 2025, medical marijuana advocates are

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