Harborside Strikes Back, Wins Big In Tax Court

money and the law

U.S. Tax Court Declines to Issue Penalties in Harborside 280E Case, Saving Industry Tens of Millions CALIFORNIA: In a historic landmark decision that will save Harborside and the legal cannabis industry millions of dollars, the U.S. Tax Court has ruled that the California dispensary is not liable for accuracy-related 280E penalties. 280E is a tax code provision Read the full article…

Oakland’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Move To Block An Open Market

The dispensary at Harborside Health Center

CALIFORNIA: Oakland’s mayor and Cannabis Regulatory Commission want to remove the cap on medical marijuana dispensaries. The eight licensed medical marijuana dispensaries have hired a lobbyist to prevent that from happening The eight licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Oakland, California have banded together to limit the number of dispensaries in the city in a bid to Read the full article…

In The Bay Area, The Farm-To-Table And Legal Cannabis Movements Come Together

The world’s first farm-to-table cannabis delivery platform was launched in San Francisco is expanding to also serve Oakland and Berkeley.

CALIFORNIA:  Transparency is a prominent force in today’s food industry. While farmers markets are hardly new, the attachment to organic, locally grown products have surfaced in other industries throughout San Francisco and Oakland–namely marijuana. These pot-friendly cities have seen a rise in cannabis delivery systems and sampling parties. In late February Flow Kana, “the world’s first farm-to-table cannabis delivery platform,” launched in Read the full article…

Oakland’s Marijuana Scavenger Hunt Canceled, Thanks to Government Red Tape

Authorities have stopped a planned cannabis scavenger hunt in Oakland, CA.

CALIFORNIA:  The mysterious force behind the weed scavenger hunt announced for Saturday has revealed herself: she’s an entrepreneur from the East Coast, now head of a “tiny startup in Oakland.” And she has bad news: the authorities have stepped in, so there’s no more smartphone-powered weed giveaway on Saturday. Flyers appearing in Oakland and 4×6 Read the full article…