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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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded an Obama-era policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, creating new confusion about enforcement and use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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4 Firefighters Injured, Body Found in Downtown SJ Fire
4 Firefighters Injured, Body Found in Downtown SJ Fire

Four firefighters were injured and a body was found late Sunday in a three-alarm fire at a building in downtown San Jose, according to police and fire officials.

Rain Returns: Light Drizzle Seen in Parts of Bay Area
Rain Returns: Light Drizzle Seen in Parts of Bay Area

Very light rain or drizzle was seen in parts of the Bay Area late Sunday as a low-pressure system approached from the northwest, according to weather forecasters.

Man Charged With DUI After Pursuit, Standoff on Hwy. 101
Man Charged With DUI After Pursuit, Standoff on Hwy. 101

Highway 101 in Santa Rosa reopened several hours after a pursuit turned into a police stand off early Sunday morning.

Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy, But May Not Be Off Hook
Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy, But May Not Be Off Hook

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle...

Santa Rosa Man Arrested After 3 Hours for Gun, Drugs
Santa Rosa Man Arrested After 3 Hours for Gun, Drugs

A Santa Rosa man found unresponsive in a Mercedes Benz in Mill Valley on Sunday morning was arrested for firearm and drug possession after more than three hours of attempts by authorities to coax him from the...

Garoppolo Throws 3 TDs as 49ers Roll Over Bengals
Garoppolo Throws 3 TDs as 49ers Roll Over Bengals

Jimmy Garoppolo tied his career high with three touchdown passes Sunday, and the San Francisco 49ers completed a sweet and satisfying week in the Buckeye State with a 41-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals...