California Music Festival “Northern Nights” To Feature Medical Cannabis Zone For Legal Cannabis Use

Northern Nights features mmj area

CALIFORNIA: Celebrating this Independence Day and its Emerald Triangle roots on the border of Humboldt and Mendocino Counties, known to many as the epicenter of cannabis growth in the U.S., the 5th annual Northern Nights Music Festival (NNMF) pioneers the path to freedom by ending the 80 year long prohibition and stigma around cannabis use and growth. Revolutionizing how cannabis will be incorporated into festivals Read the full article…

This Week: 4/20 At CannaCon in Santa Rosa

Women in Cannabis Panel CannaCon Anchorage

Reposted From Cashinbis The question is simple: Where will you be on 4/20 this year? The possibilities are endless. After all, it is the BIGGEST holiday for the cannabis community. However, if you’re a cannabis professional or more specifically, a producer or processor, your answer will most definitely be, “Santa Rosa, CA for CannaCon’s 3-day expo Read the full article…

California Campaign Watchdog Fines Legal Marijuana Opponents

California Fair Political Practices Committee

By Associated Press CALIFORNIA: California’s campaign watchdog said Monday that it is proposing fines of nearly $10,000 against opponents of the state’s new recreational marijuana law for violations last year. The Fair Political Practices Commission announced the actions against two campaign committees that unsuccessfully fought Proposition 64. About 57 percent of voters approved legalizing recreational Read the full article…

United Patients Group Launches Seal Of Approval For Cannabis

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CALIFORNIA: Industry-respected medical cannabis advocates United Patients Group is launching a new initiative to shine a spotlight on quality, safety and ethical business in cannabis – setting badly needed standards and best practices in an industry that still bears the wild west hallmarks of its black market past. The United Patients Group Seal of Approval will be awarded to Read the full article…

7 in 10 Californians 21 & Older Ready to Use Cannabis Products Recreationally

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CALIFORNIA: Enlucem, a strategic brand consultancy currently advising startups in the cannabis space, announced today the results of a detailed consumer study of Californians’ attitudes toward cannabis products. Results of the 800-person survey found that the market potential for medical marijuana and other future cannabis products in California is staggering – between 15 million and Read the full article…

Mentor Capital Discusses Opioids Vs. Cannabis at Congressman Rohrabacher Reception

Dana Rohrabacher

CALIFORNIA: Mentor Capital  met with Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of Newport Beach at his reception by the Cannabis Host Committee in San Diego, March 6th, 2017. Mentor CEO Chet Billingsley, nicknamed “The Doc” by the Congressman, outlined in discussion how 20% of the opiate crises and 6,000 annual deaths could be avoided by the projected 20% Read the full article…

New Report from Eaze Shows Record Legal Marijuana Use in California

“These data points all point to the same thing: the normalization and mainstream acceptance of marijuana use”

CALIFORNIA: Following decades of stigmatization and prohibition, a new data report titled, Eaze Insights: State of Cannabis 2016, reveals that Californians are increasingly comfortable with marijuana use and are embracing its benefits. The new report released today by Eaze, the fastest growing marijuana technology company, draws insights from the user behavior of more than 250,000 patients across Read the full article…

Cannabis Industry Unites to Help Homeless in LA

CALIFORNIA: A one-of-a-kind charity called Holiday Heroes — originally started in Bulgaria – headed by the CEO of Advanced Nutrients, opened its latest chapter in Los Angeles, California just in time to bring hope and happiness to the homeless this Christmas season. “BigMike handing out backpacks at a Family Shelter run by Volunteers of America in Los Angeles.   Read the full article…

Legal Pot Growers To Drive Up California Warehouse Rates

Legal pot growers to drive up cost of warehouse real estate

CALIFORNIA: Legalizing recreational marijuana in California is creating a gold rush for a decidedly less intoxicating sector: warehouses in which to grow the plants. Investors have few options to cash in directly on the state’s recent decision to legalize the drug, as there are no publicly traded cannabis producing companies and marijuana remains illegal under federal Read the full article…

Lynwood California Passes Marijuana Ordinance

Lynnwood CA City Council approved on first reading an ordinance that would regulate businesses that grow and manufacture medical cannabis within city limits.

CALIFORNIA: On a 3-1 vote, the City Council approved on first reading an ordinance that would regulate businesses that grow and manufacture medical cannabis within city limits. The ordinance would allow up to 5 such businesses.  The ordinance will need to have at least one more reading before it passes which will take place on December 20, Read the full article…