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Gun-Related Suicides Fell After Medical Marijuana Was Legalized

Gun-Related Suicides Fell After Medical Marijuana Was Legalized

The number of suicides in California per year, such as those committed with firearms, diminished following the state legalizing marijuana use for medical purposes, according to a study. “Findings show that rates of total gun deaths and suicide dropped significantly in the wake of Proposition 215,” the investigators concluded, referring to the California law legalizing […]

Temporary Cannabis Tax Cut Shut Down By California Law Makers

Temporary Cannabis Tax Cut Shut Down By California Law Makers

An attempt to jump-start California’s accredited marijuana retailers failed to clear a key legislative committee on Thursday, likely dooming its prospects for the year since the country’s largest legal cannabis industry continues to flounder in the shadow of the illegal — and tax free — black sector. Costs for legal marijuana goods are inflated in […]

Marijuana Smuggling Arrests At LAX Have Increased 166% Since Legalization

Marijuana Smuggling Arrests At LAX Have Increased 166% Since Legalization

Marijuana smuggling arrests at LAX have become increasingly popular. Michael Vechell had already drawn the attention of an airline worker and two passengers in Los Angeles International Airport by the time he had been confronted by authorities. Waiting to board his Philadelphia-bound plane together with his dog Odie, Vechell had sparked concern when he sidled […]

Marijuana Tax Revenue Is Not As High As California Hoped For

Marijuana Tax Revenue Is Not As High As California Hoped For

California is paying a cost for its shaky rollout of its legal marijuana marketplace. State budget documents released Thursday show the Newsom government is aggressively scaling back that which it expects to accumulate from marijuana tax revenue through June 2020 — a 223-million cut from projections only four months ago. The low income for the […]

Kylie Jenner And Travis Scott Celebrate His Birthday With Kiva Confections

Kylie Jenner And Travis Scott Celebrate His Birthday With Kiva Confections

Kylie Jenner recently threw Travis Scott a birthday party because for his 28th birthday on Tuesday, April 30th.  The celebration was Cactus Jack themed featuring Cactus Coolers, Hennessy Slurpees and cannabis treats by Kiva Confections. Kylie Jenner found her way around the “no smoking inside” venue ban and created a special hack with cannabis laced […]

Cannabis Cultivators Face Problems As Temporary Licenses Expire

Cannabis Cultivators Face Problems As Temporary Licenses Expire

California’s cannabis cultivators are in danger of losing tens of thousands of dollars in earnings as scores of temporary business licenses expire daily before the state can substitute them with annual licenses. That leaves several cannabis cultivators trapped at a licensing logjam with a tricky choice: Continue operating with expired licenses — or close down. […]

CA Bill Attempts To Crackdown On Illegal Cannabis Company Ads Listed On Weedmaps

CA Bill Attempts To Crackdown On Illegal Cannabis Company Ads Listed On Weedmaps

A new bill in the California Legislature is attempting to do what state labs could not accomplish in 2018: Squash postings for illegal cannabis retailers by marketing giant Weedmaps along with others. Buying cannabis from an unlicensed shop can be dangerous for many reasons. One main reason being that because they do not  comply with […]

Some Marijuana Delivery Companies Aren’t Following The Rules

Ordering from a marijuana delivery company..it’s as simple as ordering a pizza. Throughout California, now you can have marijuana delivered to your door within minutes. However, some marijuana delivery companies are working illegally and could be delivering weed to underage kids. “That’s obviously disturbing,” said Detective Vito Ceccia of the LAPD’s Gang and Narcotics Enforcement […]

Second Annual Hall Of Flowers Happening Now!

Second Annual Hall Of Flowers Happening Now!

Starting today April 30 to May 1, 2019, the 2nd annual Hall of Flowers trade show at Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, California, will attract cannabis brands, retailers, and practitioners to get a two-day, industry-only occasion. Praised by Sara Brittany Somerset in Forbes as welcoming a ‘hearty mixture of musicians and intellectuals, creatives and […]

L.A. County Will Reduce Or Expunge 50,000 Marijuana Convictions

L.A. County Will Reduce Or Expunge 50,000 Marijuana Convictions

Almost 50,000 individuals who have been convicted of marijuana-related offenses are going to have their convictions erased or reduced, according to a statement on Monday from the district attorney of Los Angeles County. In partnership with Code for America, a nonprofit tech organization, Los Angeles County will recognize decades-old court cases it would otherwise have […]