Lawmakers Consider Medical Marijuana Bill To Protect California From Federal Raids

AB 604 would advance medical marijuana users’ interests by finally addressing the mandate of Prop 215 for a “safe and affordable” distribution system.

CALIFORNIA: The California legislature is about to vote on urgently needed legislation that would clarify the legality of medical marijuana sales, production, transportation, processing and testing through a state-regulated licensing system.

California: Assembly Considering Legislation to Restrict Use of E-Cigarettes and Smokeless Vaporizers

SB 648 would place vaporizers under the same stringent restrictions as tobacco cigarettes, banning their use in public buildings, restaurants, workplaces, hotel lobbies, and playgrounds.

CALIFORNIA: The California legislature is considering a bill that would ban the use of e-cigarettes and similar smokeless vaporizers in areas where tobacco smoking is banned (SB 648 – Sen. Corbett).

Join Americans For Safe Access At California Summer Lobby Day

California Summer Lobby Day is August 12th

CALIFORNIA: If you are in California and want to help promote safe access to cannabis, check out the message that I received below: We need more than one hundred people at the State Capitol in thirteen days to talk to lawmakers and staff face-to-face about medical cannabis. Will you be there? Register right now for Read the full article…

California Building Owner Forfeits $1,675,000 for Marijuana Grow

Forfeited property in Bakerfield

CALIFORNIA: Today the United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced the forfeit of $1,675,000 from an owner of two commercial office buildings in Bakersfield to resolve claims that the buildings were used to house marijuana retail stores and large-scale indoor marijuana cultivation operations.

MARIJUANA GROW HOUSES: How many plants are too many?

Landlords say they're faced with tenants who argue they have a right to use the drug in their home.

CALIFORNIA: Hopefully you will remember the story The Press-Enterprise wrote about the houses in Eastvale that had been converted into marijuana grow-houses. We also wrote about the Special Enforcement Team deputies who uproot these operations. Well, the other day we received an email from an anonymous person who mentioned these Eastvale farming operations and correctly pointed out Read the full article…

MARIJUANA GROW HOUSES: How many plants are too many?

This used to be a bedroom in a house on Tiger Lilly Court in Eastvale.

CALIFORNIA: Hopefully you will remember the story The Press-Enterprise wrote about the houses in Eastvale that had been converted into marijuana grow-houses. We also wrote about the Special Enforcement Team deputies who uproot these operations. Well, the other day we received an email from an anonymous person who mentioned these Eastvale farming operations and correctly pointed out Read the full article…

"Starbucks of Marijuana" Entrepreneur Coming to SF

House votes to allow banks to do business with marijuana related businesses.

CALIFORNIA:  Can marijuana be made legal? And can it be sold in stores? Yes, it can, says one entrepreneur, who is scheduled to visit San Francisco on Monday along with former Mexican President Vicente Fox. Jamen Shively is a former Microsoft engineerwho has begun his very own premium marijuana retail brand: Diego Pellicier, Inc., according to SF Weekly.