Marijuana

Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival
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August 08, 2019 - 12:10 pm
For the first time, marijuana may be legally sold and used during the massive Outside Lands festival in Golden Gate Park. There will be a "Grass Lands" section at the three-day festival, which starts Friday, where attendees who are at least 21 years old may partake in recreational pot. Police, park...
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Roz McCarthy, the founder of Minorities for Medical Marijuana, left, and Erik Range, Board Chair at Minorities for Medical Marijuana, photographed July 2, 2018.
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Carrie Hodousek
August 01, 2019 - 10:45 am
More women are in leading roles in the marijuana industry than in other fields, according to a new study.
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Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during the AARP and The Des Moines Register Iowa Presidential Candidate Forum on July 16, 2019 in Bettendorf, Iowa.
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July 23, 2019 - 1:50 pm
A plan to decriminalize marijuana that was introduced Tuesday by Sen. Kamala Harris would likely decrease the amount of tax revenue collected by the federal government, an expert predicted. Harris' proposal would impose a 5% federal tax on pot to pay for new social justice program. Her legislation...
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MJ buds in stack jars
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Holly Quan
July 22, 2019 - 10:02 am
Despite efforts to crack down on black market pot, illegal weed is flourishing in California, because there's not enough enforcement, according to a state audit.
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July 16, 2019 - 5:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another legal fight is underway over home marijuana delivery in California. A licensed cannabis company has sued Santa Cruz County, claiming that it's violating state law by prohibiting deliveries from out-of-county retailers into a swath of unincorporated areas. The East of Eden...
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Eldis Sula
July 11, 2019 - 9:14 am
An Atlanta woman was left scratching her head when she received an unusual marijuana -themed birthday cake instead of the Moana one ordered by her mother. Kensli Davis, the 25-year-old birthday girl, posted a photo of the bungled ice cream cake on her Facebook. She explained that her mother ordered...
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Pamela Hadfield
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Tim Ryan
July 06, 2019 - 5:45 am
The co-founder of a medical marijuana start-up claims she is putting cannabis’s medicinal properties to the test during a 21-day hike along California’s John Muir Trail. Pamela Hadfield, the co-founder of HelloMD, told KCBS Radio that every day she takes a microdose of 2.5 mg of THC, the component...
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Medical Marijuana Testing
Medical Marijuana Testing (Photo credit: Jose Luis Villegas/Sacramento Bee/MCT/Sipa USA)
Holly Quan
June 22, 2019 - 9:12 am
State officials kicked off a social media campaign on Friday to encourage marijuana users to make sure they're buying pot from reliable, licensed dispensaries.
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Medical Cannabis / Marijuana
Medical Cannabis / Marijuana Medical Cannabis (Photo credit: Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/MCT/Sipa USA)
KCBS Radio Midday News
June 13, 2019 - 10:16 am
It's legal for inmates to have small amounts of marijuana in California state prisons, according to a ruling from a California court . California's recreation marijuana law, which permits possession of less than an ounce of cannabis, applies to inmates too , according to the Third District Court of...
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Stephanie Honig-Honig Winery
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Jeffrey Schaub
May 31, 2019 - 10:48 am
Cannabis fans want to make pot part of the Napa Valley wine country experience.
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