Cannabis

The Biden administration proposed loosening marijuana restrictions and reclassifying cannabis as a Schedule III drug.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Cannabis is legal in more states than ever this summer, but can you bring your weed on a plane or road trip? It’s complicated.

from KCRW Features

Can Democrats and Republicans in Congress finally come together and pass a bill that would make it easier for legal weed businesses to access financial services?

Cannabis shops can avoid theft, get loans with SAFE Banking Act

Can Democrats and Republicans in Congress finally come together and pass a bill that would make it easier for legal weed businesses to access financial services?

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A Lamborghini, $40,000 purse, and a plush bong for dogs are some of the “unbe-weed-able” things bringing “cannabliss” this 420.

420: Best events, gear, gifts for weed lovers this year

A Lamborghini, $40,000 purse, and a plush bong for dogs are some of the “unbe-weed-able” things bringing “cannabliss” this 420.

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Los Angeles is the epicenter of indoor cannabis cultivation in Southern California, but how intensive is it on our environment, and is there a better way?

Leaving footprints: Can growing indoor cannabis be sustainable?

Los Angeles is the epicenter of indoor cannabis cultivation in Southern California, but how intensive is it on our environment, and is there a better way?

from Greater LA

Artist Zach Fernandez marked California’s marijuana legalization by turning the Hollywood Sign into “Hollyweed.” It was tough to pull off due to security around the sign.

Hollyweed: Zach Fernandez made a point about smoking a joint

Artist Zach Fernandez marked California’s marijuana legalization by turning the Hollywood Sign into “Hollyweed.” It was tough to pull off due to security around the sign.

from Greater LA

California’s cannabis industry just returned from its version of Spring Break, and it discovered it still ranks number one across the globe.

California cannabis, seeds, and new weed tech reign globally

California’s cannabis industry just returned from its version of Spring Break, and it discovered it still ranks number one across the globe.

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Californians can’t smoke green and buy grub at cannabis lounges under current law. A new bill could change that. Plus, could other states start to buy CA weed?

Food and live music could come to cannabis lounges under CA bill

Californians can’t smoke green and buy grub at cannabis lounges under current law. A new bill could change that. Plus, could other states start to buy CA weed?

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The Super Bowl is turning out to be one of the most high-profile events for the cannabis industry this year. Plus, check out tips on getting lit for the big game.

Pot and Pigskin: Cannabis wins big at 2023 Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is turning out to be one of the most high-profile events for the cannabis industry this year. Plus, check out tips on getting lit for the big game.

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Whether you’ve got extra money to spend or are balancing a budget, there’s a cannabis gift you can give to all marijuana lovers this holiday season.

2022 cannabis holiday gift guide for every budget

Whether you’ve got extra money to spend or are balancing a budget, there’s a cannabis gift you can give to all marijuana lovers this holiday season.

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A retail bottleneck has pushed the cannabis crop value down in California. A handful of marijuana measures recently approved by voters may change that.

Weed is inflation-proof. Its harvest value still fell in 2022

A retail bottleneck has pushed the cannabis crop value down in California. A handful of marijuana measures recently approved by voters may change that.

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California breeders are designing the world’s best cannabis strains and flavors in this year’s Croptober harvest.

Croptober: Best strains from this year’s cannabis harvest

California breeders are designing the world’s best cannabis strains and flavors in this year’s Croptober harvest.

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Clear marijuana possession records and reclassify weed: President Biden follows the Golden State’s lead on progressive cannabis policies.

CA’s weed reforms: Other states must catch up, Biden urges

Clear marijuana possession records and reclassify weed: President Biden follows the Golden State’s lead on progressive cannabis policies.

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Gov. Newsom has signed new laws to strengthen and expand the legal cannabis market. Will the move win him more voters during the midterm elections?

Cannabis is salient issue for voters. Will new laws aid Newsom in midterms?

Gov. Newsom has signed new laws to strengthen and expand the legal cannabis market. Will the move win him more voters during the midterm elections?

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The iIllegal cannabis market is taking over rural California and crippling local farmers. It’s also brought environmental destruction and worker exploitation.

Illegal cannabis farms terrorize rural CA communities

The iIllegal cannabis market is taking over rural California and crippling local farmers. It’s also brought environmental destruction and worker exploitation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California would enter cannabis trade agreements with other states — if Gov. Newsom signs Senate bill 1326. Weed farmers here are growing more than retail stores can sell.

Weed is smuggled beyond CA borders. Will state make it legal?

California would enter cannabis trade agreements with other states — if Gov. Newsom signs Senate bill 1326. Weed farmers here are growing more than retail stores can sell.

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A state proposal could make it unlawful for California employers to punish cannabis-using employees based on urine or hair-based drug screenings.

Smoke weed off the clock? CA bill may protect you at work

A state proposal could make it unlawful for California employers to punish cannabis-using employees based on urine or hair-based drug screenings.

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The cannabis industry is robust in the Golden State, and there’s a difference between products from Southern and Northern California.

LA has unbound illicit cannabis market — unlike NorCal

The cannabis industry is robust in the Golden State, and there’s a difference between products from Southern and Northern California.

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California is cutting its cultivation tax and making other fixes for the state’s struggling weed industry, but local transformations may still be needed.

Can cannabis tax cuts stop CA pot industry from going up in smoke?

California is cutting its cultivation tax and making other fixes for the state’s struggling weed industry, but local transformations may still be needed.

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The results of California’s primary elections suggest cannabis industry stakeholders want a balance between law enforcement and progressive criminal justice reforms.

Will California’s November ballot be cannabis-friendly?

The results of California’s primary elections suggest cannabis industry stakeholders want a balance between law enforcement and progressive criminal justice reforms.

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