Cannabis News

A Look at The Effects of Legal Cannabis on Local Communities in 2019

For a long time, cannabis use and distribution have been thought to negatively impact communities; from decreasing property values to increasing overall crime levels. Due to this misconception, cannabis still faces legal roadblocks in rural and suburban communities. As of May 2019, 75% of jurisdictions in the state of California have banned cannabis stores. That …

Final Regulations for Recreational Cannabis in California

recreational cannabis regulations in california

Recreational cannabis in California has been off to a roaring start. Following months of revisions, the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), Department of Food and Agriculture, and the Department of Public Health submitted their final copy of these new regulations to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) for approval. On January 16th, California lawmakers approved …

CA Governor Signs Bill for Expungement of Marijuana Convictions

California Expungement of Marijuana Convictions

This past week, the state of California saw a huge win for marijuana justice. On September 30th, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1793. This legislation will lead to the review and expungement of marijuana convictions for thousands of Californians. In November 2016, when Californians voted vastly in favor of Proposition 64, they were not only …