Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Releases Report On Guidelines For Marijuana Legalization

A group led by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom hopes to lay out 58 recommendations and goals for implementing general legalization of pot -- an issue expected to go before state voters next year.

CALIFORNIA:  A panel chaired by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom hopes to guide the debate on the legalization of marijuana in California with an emphasis on limiting children’s access to cannabis, reducing illegal activity and tightly regulating the drug’s growth and sales. In a report released Wednesday, the group lays out 58 recommendations and goals for Read the full article…

Got pot? San Francisco To Host Medical Marijuana Food Fair

The “Get Baked Sale” happening Saturday at a food truck hub in San Francisco comes as marijuana advocates are working to legalize recreational use of the drug in November 2016.

CALIFORNIA:  If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, imagine what a pancake breakfast might do for medical marijuana. Marijuana is only legal for medical purposes in California, but that isn’t stopping purveyors of pot-infused cupcakes, nuts and other edible forms of the drug from putting on an outdoor food festival to showcase Read the full article…

5 Lessons For California On Marijuana Legalization

While California may not have been one of the first two states to end marijuana prohibition — or even one of the second two; Alaska and Oregon took that honor in November — there is little doubt it will be one of the next.

CALIFORNIA: Many people were stunned in 2012 when voters in Colorado and Washington adopted the nation’s first laws making marijuana legal for adults. Some never thought it would happen. Most knew it would, but didn’t expect it to be so soon. And just about everyone assumed that, if or when it did happen, it would surely Read the full article…