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In the Weeds: Full Archives

In the Weeds: Full Archives

Marijuana in the Golden State and beyond

Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at 11:42 PM PST

Some SF Dispensaries Given Provisional Authority to Sell Pot

Some SF Dispensaries Given Provisional Authority to Sell Pot

Seven medical cannabis dispensaries in San Francisco have been given the green light to seek a temporary state license to start selling recreational marijuana beginning Saturday, according to city officials.

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 06:10 PM PST

Sessions Ending Federal Policy That Let Legal Pot Flourish

Sessions Ending Federal Policy That Let Legal Pot Flourish

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded an Obama-era policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, creating new confusion about enforcement and use just...

Monday, Jan 1, 2018 at 11:44 PM PST

California Pot Shops Ring in 2018, Ring Up First Legal Sales

California Pot Shops Ring in 2018, Ring Up First Legal Sales

Customers lined up early to purchase recreational marijuana legally for the first time in California as the new year brought broad legalization some two decades after the state was the first to allow pot for...

Sunday, Dec 31, 2017 at 05:36 PM PST

Anticipation High as California Rolls Out Retail Pot Sales

Anticipation High as California Rolls Out Retail Pot Sales

Californians may awake on New Year's Day to a stronger-than-normal whiff of marijuana as America's cannabis king lights up to celebrate the state's first legal retail pot sales.

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 at 06:30 AM PST

Legal Recreational Pot in California: What You Need to Know

Legal Recreational Pot in California: What You Need to Know

California on Monday became the nation's largest state to offer legal recreational marijuana sales. Here's a snapshot of how the market will work and how the state will regulate a pot economy estimated to be...

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Dry, Windy Conditions Raise Potential for More PG&E Shutoffs
Dry, Windy Conditions Raise Potential for More PG&E Shutoffs

High winds and dry conditions have weather officials warning of a possible increased risk of wildfires in the Bay Area this week, and those very conditions have PG&E monitoring the potential for more power...

California Governor Wants Investigation of High Gas Prices
California Governor Wants Investigation of High Gas Prices

California's governor has asked the attorney general to investigate why the state's gas prices are so high, pointing to a new report suggesting big oil companies are "misleading and overcharging customers" by as...

SCOTUS Justice Ginsburg Featured in UC Berkeley Lecture
SCOTUS Justice Ginsburg Featured in UC Berkeley Lecture

University of California, Berkeley students packed an auditorium Monday to hear from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is a featured guest in a lecture series hosted by the university's School of...

Not Getting Enough Sleep? What’s Your Excuse?
Not Getting Enough Sleep? What’s Your Excuse?

Whatever the reason, nothing should stand between you and a better night's sleep. Here's how to catch better zzz's.

Drug Companies' Settlement Averts 1st Federal Opioid Trial
Drug Companies' Settlement Averts 1st Federal Opioid Trial

The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday over the terrible toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties, averting the first federal...

Male Cheerleader Bullying Reported at Santa Clara School
Male Cheerleader Bullying Reported at Santa Clara School

Santa Clara police showed up at Wilcox High School on Monday to investigate allegations that football players bullied a gay male cheerleader using homophobic slurs, according to school administrators.