Cannabis

People across the country are stocking up on essential supplies to get through the next few weeks as cities shut down due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

from KCRW Features

California Assemblyman Rob Bonta has introduced a new bill in the state legislature that would protect medical marijuana users from employment discrimination.

from KCRW Features

Without more research we could be under-utilizing the benefits of cannabis or over using the drug and causing additional problems.  There’s only one way to find out, and that’s with…

There is so much we don’t know about cannabis

Without more research we could be under-utilizing the benefits of cannabis or over using the drug and causing additional problems.  There’s only one way to find out, and that’s with…

from Second Opinion

California district attorneys are using an algorithm to expunge some 85,000 marijuana-related convictions. The tech identifies eligible cases, allowing prosecutors to comply with Prop 64.

Algorithm targets marijuana convictions eligible to be cleared

California district attorneys are using an algorithm to expunge some 85,000 marijuana-related convictions. The tech identifies eligible cases, allowing prosecutors to comply with Prop 64.

from NPR

“We think the state will add about 300 new license stores and delivery services in 2020, and that's adding to the 600 that already exist.

California’s cannabis economy and job market will grow in 2020

“We think the state will add about 300 new license stores and delivery services in 2020, and that's adding to the 600 that already exist.

from KCRW Features

On this Presidents’ Day, we broadcast a special panel discussion about the messy green rush following the legalization of recreational marijuana in California.

Take Me To Your Dealer: A KCRW Joint

On this Presidents’ Day, we broadcast a special panel discussion about the messy green rush following the legalization of recreational marijuana in California.

from Greater LA

LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week dismissed 66,000 marijuana-related convictions in the county.

‘Isn’t just a matter of waving a wand’: Jackie Lacey on weed conviction dismissals

LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week dismissed 66,000 marijuana-related convictions in the county.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ahead of an election, LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey has moved to dismiss 66,000 cannabis-related convictions here.

Here's good news if you have a pot bust on your record

Ahead of an election, LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey has moved to dismiss 66,000 cannabis-related convictions here.

from KCRW Features

LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced that she’s moving to dismiss 66,000 marijuana convictions dating back to 1961.

LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey to expunge 66,000 weed convictions

LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced that she’s moving to dismiss 66,000 marijuana convictions dating back to 1961.

from Greater LA

The City of Los Angeles wants to make sure that people whose communities were negatively affected by the war on drugs are the first to profit from the legal cannabis industry.

The road to owning your own legal pot shop is a long, twisted one

The City of Los Angeles wants to make sure that people whose communities were negatively affected by the war on drugs are the first to profit from the legal cannabis industry.

from Greater LA

The Department of Cannabis Regulation is working to clamp down on unlicensed dispensaries, but that can be a game of whack-a-mole.

Fighting illegal weed: Would a $30,000 fine work?

The Department of Cannabis Regulation is working to clamp down on unlicensed dispensaries, but that can be a game of whack-a-mole.

from Greater LA

Carpinteria residents are particularly interested in cannabis because they’re upset about the skunky smell wafting from the greenhouses and the industry’s financial contributions to…

Cannabis stench has Santa Barbara county candidates in a stink

Carpinteria residents are particularly interested in cannabis because they’re upset about the skunky smell wafting from the greenhouses and the industry’s financial contributions to…

from KCRW Features

Flu symptoms are usually treated with Tamiflu and Z-Paks. Now more people are turning to cannabis.

This Week in Weed: Treat your flu with cannabis

Flu symptoms are usually treated with Tamiflu and Z-Paks. Now more people are turning to cannabis.

from KCRW Features

Leafly’s California Bureau Chief David Downs lays out what we can expect from this year’s cannabis market.

This Week in Weed: 2020 will make or break California’s legal cannabis market

Leafly’s California Bureau Chief David Downs lays out what we can expect from this year’s cannabis market.

from KCRW Features

California medical cannabis patients who can’t afford the new high prices of legal cannabis under Proposition 64 are turning to unlicensed weed farmers markets, fueling an underground…

Understanding the growing unlicensed weed market at an LA ‘Sesh’

California medical cannabis patients who can’t afford the new high prices of legal cannabis under Proposition 64 are turning to unlicensed weed farmers markets, fueling an underground…

from Greater LA

David Downs of Leafly has recommendations of the best weed products of 2019.

This Week In Weed: the perfect green gift

David Downs of Leafly has recommendations of the best weed products of 2019.

from KCRW Features

The FDA recently warned Americans about CBD products. But some studies say it can have enormous benefits for treating chronic conditions.

This Week in Weed: Is CBD really good for you, and is it safe?

The FDA recently warned Americans about CBD products. But some studies say it can have enormous benefits for treating chronic conditions.

from KCRW Features

The state’s legal cannabis market is on track to hit $3.1 billion in sales this year. But the unlicensed market is expected to be far larger, at an estimated $8.7 billion.

Understanding the growing unlicensed weed market at an LA ‘Sesh’

The state’s legal cannabis market is on track to hit $3.1 billion in sales this year. But the unlicensed market is expected to be far larger, at an estimated $8.7 billion.

from Greater LA

High taxes on licensed marijuana makes for a more expensive product. Starting January 1, 2020, that tax will go up.

California hikes up taxes on marijuana for 2020

High taxes on licensed marijuana makes for a more expensive product. Starting January 1, 2020, that tax will go up.

from Greater LA

Marijuana stocks were the hottest on the market just a few weeks ago. But now some of those companies are in a tailspin.

This Week in Weed: Has the bubble burst?

Marijuana stocks were the hottest on the market just a few weeks ago. But now some of those companies are in a tailspin.

from KCRW Features