Steep Hill Study Provides Evidence Of Substantial Pesticide Contamination In California Cannabis Clones

CLONES AS CARRIERS

CALIFORNIA: Steep Hill Labs, a global industry leader in cannabis testing and analytics, has released a study,  Study of Pesticides in Cannabis Plant Clones, which shows that – whether through direct use or via cross-contamination – the presence of pesticides in the California cannabis supply is endemic and can be sourced to the persistent presence of pesticides in clones. Read the full article…

San Francisco Supervisors Approve ‘Office Of Cannabis’

San Francisco Office of Cannabis

CALIFORNIA: San Francisco officials have approved a new Office of Cannabis in advance of recreational marijuana sales starting in California next year. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday also directed the new office to analyze disparities that keep certain minority groups out of the cannabis business. Its other task Read the full article…

Montel Williams to Keynote Cannabis World Congress Los Angeles

Montel Williams to keynote CWCBExpo in LA

NEW JERSEY: Montel Williams, media celebrity and medical marijuana advocate will deliver a Keynote Address at the 3rd Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition, in Los Angeles, California.  Taking place Sept. 7-9, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, CWCBExpo is the leading trade show and conference on the West Coast for the medical marijuana Read the full article…

Mentor Capital Awarded $1.5 Million from Bhang Corporation

Bhang Chocolates

The Agreement with Bhang Rescinded by Arbitration Panel Due to Bhang’s Breach CALIFORNIA: Mentor Capital, announced that it has been awarded $1,500,000 plus approximately $375,000 in interest from Bhang Corporation. The Arbitration Panel concluded in the award that, “Bhang breached the Agreement by failing to deliver the shares” required from Bhang under the contract. Mentor’s requested Read the full article…

CalNORML to Challenge Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ruling

“If you ban dispensaries and you ban cultivation, you’re ripping the heart out of California's medical marijuana laws,” said Elford. "This decision conflicts with the intent of the electorate and Legislature and should not be allowed to stand."

CALIFORNIA: In an action supported by California NORML, medical marijuana patient James Maral will file a petition with the California Supreme Court to review the recent Third District Appellate Court decision upholding the city of Live Oak’s ban on medical marijuana cultivation. San Francisco Attorney Joe Elford will draft and file the petition. “If you ban dispensaries and Read the full article…