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In the Weeds: Full Archives

In the Weeds: Full Archives

Marijuana in the Golden State and beyond

Jan 1, 2018

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...

Dec 31, 2017

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.

Jan 2, 2018

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...

Dec 24, 2017

California's Top Pot Regulator Talks Legalization

California's Top Pot Regulator Talks Legalization

California's legal pot market opens for business on Jan. 1. The day will be a milestone, but what exactly will happen then and, especially, in the weeks and months to come is unclear.

Dec 22, 2017

Not Easy Being Green: Legal Pot Brings Environmental Rules

Not Easy Being Green: Legal Pot Brings Environmental Rules

At a state briefing on environmental rules that await growers entering California's soon-to-be-legal marijuana trade, organic farmers Ulysses Anthony, Tracy Sullivan and Adam Mernit listened intently, eager...

Dec 20, 2017

Go Big, Go Small? The Fight to Survive in California Pot

Go Big, Go Small? The Fight to Survive in California Pot

Drive by the High Desert Truck Stop, turn down a rutted road by the bail bond signs, slip behind a steel fence edged with barbed wire, and you can glimpse the future of California's emerging legal pot industry.

Dec 14, 2017
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By NBC Bay Area staff

Timeline: Marijuana Legalization in California

California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana, and with the new...View gallery

  • <strong> The Poison and Pharmacy Act of 1907 </strong>
  • <strong> Marihuana Tax Act of 1937  </strong>
  • <strong> California Attempts to Legalize Marijuana in 1972  </strong>
Dec 13, 2017

Lawyers Walk Fine Line to Navigate State, Federal Pot Laws

Lawyers Walk Fine Line to Navigate State, Federal Pot Laws

Lawyers in the burgeoning marijuana business are entering a legal gray zone where the drug is permitted for some purpose in most states but illegal under federal law — in the same controlled substances category...

Dec 13, 2017

Nation's First Hotel-Based Dispensary to Open in Hollywood

Nation's First Hotel-Based Dispensary to Open in Hollywood

The nation's first hotel-based dispensary is opening in the heart of the Sunset Strip next year.

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