SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers have passed a bill to prohibit state and local police from helping enforce federal anti-marijuana laws that conflict with state law. Californians voted to legalize recreational cannabis in November. Federal law still prohibits marijuana use. The measure by Assembly Reggie Jones-Sawyer would shield Californians complying with state cannabis regulations, such […]
The DEA says that in Colorado, law breakers are hiding in plain sight as they grow high-quality marijuana and ship it to states where weed remains illegal. This article was originally featured on thecannabist.co.
Michael Stonehouse planned to build a close-knit community whose members would hold prayer meetings once a week — presumably when they weren’t growing and packaging hundreds of pounds of pot each month. But the kumbaya dream ended in the arrest of Stonehouse, 53, and 15 others on March 16. The Stonehouse operation was selling millions […]
High Times is entering a new era. The magazine started by a marijuana smuggler in the 1970s now has outside ownership for the first time, in a reported $70 million acquisition this week by California-based investment firm Oreva Capital. Among the group of 20 investors are musician Damian Marley and cannabis consultant Ean Seeb, who […]
For some California cities, officials say trying to shut down illegal pot dispensaries can seem like an endless game of Whack-a-Mole — close one down, and another pops up. But in Riverside, officials appear to have whacked every last mole. Deputy City Attorney Neil Okazaki told council members Tuesday, May 9, that city efforts have […]