A fast-growing world of athletes — from pros to weekend fitness enthusiasts — are incorporating cannabis into regular workouts and competitions.
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Marijuana businesses got their first look at 276 pages of regulations they must abide by come Jan. 1, when the state will start issuing licenses for the multibillion-dollar industry and allowing recreational sales to start for the first time.
San Jose residents next year can buy marijuana at any of the city’s 16 licensed medical pot shops, the City Council decided in a unanimous vote on Tuesday.
Here’s a look at destinations around the globe where cannabis freedom can be a perk or a focus of your next vacation.
Growing cannabis for personal use may be legal in California, but it will cost you at least $160 in Humboldt County’s city of Blue Lake.
The California Bureau of Cannabis Control has organized three workshops to help scores of entrepreneurs navigate industry licensing ahead of the scheduled Jan. 1 start of adult-use marijuana sales.
An online payment company has shut down a fundraising campaign set up to support cannabis cultivators who’ve been impacted by the deadly wildfires in California, saying marijuana remains illegal under federal law.
Two former San Jose city employees launched the “Silicon Valley Cannabis Alliance,” a trade organization for Santa Clara, San Benito and San Mateo counties.
California cannabis farmers’ harvest worries have been compounded by wildfires and new expenses of marijuana legalization.
The world’s biggest marijuana market will open for business in less than three months, as marijuana sales for anyone 21 and older become legal in California.
As the legalized marijuana industry expands in California, it could seriously challenge state goals to reduce greenhouse emissions.
Starting in January, when California’s vast legal marijuana market opens, all cannabis must be tested — and most chemicals will be banned.
Environmental groups see regulation and oversight of cannabis cultivation as key factors in minimizing impact as the industry moves forward.
The pressure is on for Los Angeles, as some anticipate that the city will be among the hottest marijuana markets in the country, if not the world.
A trade agreement with South American countries is largely blamed for the failure of greenhouse nurseries along the California coast. Now the vacant flower greenhouses are getting snapped up in a cannabis land boom.
County supervisors have approved a 45-day moratorium on marijuana growing operations that can be extended for two years while they consider next steps in what officials called a changing landscape, as the state drafts its own regulations on recreational pot cultivation.
Terra Tech, a national cannabis company announced a $7 million deal to buy The Reserve dispensary in Santa Ana, which has been co-owned by rapper The Game.
Former Cincinnati Bengals star linebacker Reggie Williams doesn’t go anywhere without his 96-hour cannabis patch for pain relief. It helps him live with a right knee that is as gnarled as redwood burl.
After years of managing pain through the use of alcohol, nonprescription anti-inflammatory drugs and highly addictive opioids, some former football players are turning to cannabis for relief.
NFL players hope CBD research leads to breakthroughs with treatment for neurological disorders including chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
Two years ago, former NFL All-Pro lineman Kyle Turley began using marijuana in place of painkillers and other pharmaceuticals. Since then he has become one of the biggest advocates of cannabis for treatment of football injuries.
More than nine months after San Bernardino residents voted to allow medical cannabis businesses in town, city officials have approved a dispensary permit for the location now occupied by Flesh Showgirls.
The Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff’s Organization launched a public outreach and advertising campaign this week against illegal indoor cannabis grows and is calling on the public to weigh in on potential solutions.
Feuding owners of Orange County’s first medical marijuana dispensary, South Coast Safe Access filed rival lawsuits alleging a range of illegal behavior.
Veterinarians are seeing an unforeseen consequence of marijuana legalization — the accidental poisoning of pets who consume their owners’ weed.
It’s in the NFL’s interest to recognize now what its players did long ago: Cannabis is a far safer and more effective treatment for pain than the powerful and dangerous opioids the league is doling out.
Yolo County, California is fostering what could be a prime example of the cannabis industry working in tandem with local economy and law.
An active campaigner to legalize recreational cannabis in California will head the agency tasked with regulating the Los Angeles marijuana industry.
California government, financial and marijuana business leaders met last week in a far-from-resolved debate over whether a state-run bank could be the solution to the cannabis industry’s banking problem.
As California’s legal marijuana industry booms, property owners and entrepreneurs are seizing the chance to transform spaces across the state into cannabis grow sites, processing facilities and dispensaries.
A former Congressional aide was arrested on federal bribery and extortion charges that allege he took $5,000 in a shakedown of a Compton marijuana store.
Here’s an update on license applications for Oakland’s new cannabis reparations program that requires half of all medical marijuana licenses go to “equity” applicants.
California officials announced they must craft recreational marijuana sales rules under an “emergency rulemaking process” that bypasses additional public hearings.
Montel Williams has been experimenting for 17 years with medical cannabis to figure out the best ways to ease symptoms of multiple sclerosis for himself and others.
When it comes to home cultivation, the line of separation between medical and recreational marijuana becomes blurred, according to industry officials.
The County of Mendocino Marijuana Eradication Team led a raid on about 25 marijuana gardens on Sherwood Valley tribal land in Willits on Tuesday, assisted by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Los Angeles city leaders are looking into the possibility of a public bank that would do business with marijuana dispensaries, which are currently cash-only.
Pomona, California leaders are taking steps leading to the regulation of recreational marijuana in Pomona, including permits for residents to grow at home.
A new study from UC Irvine suggests the conventional wisdom is wrong and that crime increases after cities move to close pot shops.
A bill making its way through the California Legislature would prohibit marijuana businesses from using branded merchandise as a form of advertising.
Casual Crop Exchange, a medical marijuana farmers market, was canceled after the Humboldt County Planning Department sent a cease and desist letter.
There’s growing demand for more potent cannabis, more diverse strains and higher quality products than what researchers can currently get their hands on.
California’s MedMen embodies what many tout is the future of the industry, as the cannabis business transforms into a regulated, commercial marketplace.
Tips and resources to help you plan your weedcation, from where to go to how to book 420-friendly lodging to what you should and shouldn’t bring along.
Start low, go slow. That’s the motto for edibles newbies. We’ll talk general tips, THC potency and content, and point you to resources to make weed edibles.
As driving under the influence of drugs grows, law enforcement agencies are training officers as drug recognition experts, but some question accuracy.
Starting in January 2018, all cannabis products legally sold in California will need to be tracked from “seed to sale,” with a bar code to detail the trip.
The final regulations for testing of all California medical marijuana will be released later this year, with adult use expected to follow.
Now that California is finally rolling out rules for both the medical marijuana and newly legal adult-use markets, regulators and industry professionals are confronting the unique challenges presented by the growing edibles market.
The ACLU of California and the Drug Policy Alliance are suing Fontana, claiming that the city’s marijuana ordinance conflicts with rights granted to all Californians under Proposition 64.
Where a buzz hits you can tell you a lot about what you’ll be in for. Here, the 303 Kush sat in the center of my head — right behind my eyes — and camped out. This is the kind of “Magic Eye High” where you find yourself looking at something, but also through it at the same time. And, to be fair, this is exactly what I was looking for.
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