California

Thank You, Dennis Peron, For Always Fighting The Good Fight

San Francisco Cannabis Buyers' Club, the first medical marijuana dispensary in America, which Dennis Peron established and ran in open defiance of federal and state law.

Green Rush Blues: Can Sustainable Farmers Survive Marijuana Legalization?

The California counties of Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity, which comprise the Emerald Triangle, emerged as the epicenter of domestic cannabis cultivation in the late 1970s and early ‘80s.

Girl Scouts Can Now Sell Cookies In Front Of Colorado Dispensaries

Good news for those who want to buy their cannabis products and Girl Scout Cookies in the same place: you can totally do that now!

Why Is Compton, CA Rejecting Legal Marijuana Sales?

Kendrick Lamar hails from a long list of Compton rap progenies—a list that includes the likes of Eazy-E, The Game, and Dr. Dre, whom he collaborated with for a song on his debut album called The Recipe.

LA Cannabis Executive Director Answers City’s Most Pressing Questions

Cat Parker, Executive Director of the Department of Cannabis Regulation for Los Angeles, hosted a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything). Parker previously worked at the Drug Policy Alliance.

Which Former Basketball Player Just Introduced A CBD Wellness Product?

He discovered the benefits of CBD at the end of his playing career, and has now premiered a new line of wellness products based on hemp, the non-psychoactive elements found in the plant.

Green Rush Blues: Why The Illicit Market Will Thrive In California

Old Kai is an Emerald Triangle-based distribution business licensed by Mendocino County to transport cannabis from the farms and brands it works with to the main marketplaces in cities to the south.

The Fresh Toast Marijuana Legislative Roundup: Feb. 19

In Berkeley, the city council passed legislation to make the liberal college town a “sanctuary city” for marijuana. Find out about that more in our weekly marijuana legislative roundup.

Red Herring Alert: Should California Have A Public Cannabis Bank?

It seems like every state in its own way has tried to grapple with a...

This Girl Scout Sold 300 Boxes Of Cookies Outside Marijuana Shop

One enterprising Girl Scout had the innovative scheme of her short lifetime when she established shop outside a San Diego marijuana dispensary.