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In the Weeds: Full Archives

In the Weeds: Full Archives

Marijuana in the Golden State and beyond

Jan 6, 2018

SF Dispensaries Start Selling Marijuana for Recreational Use

SF Dispensaries Start Selling Marijuana for Recreational Use

Approved retailers in San Francisco started selling marijuana for recreational use on Saturday, prompting people to line up early to buy pot.

Jan 5, 2018

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.

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 26, 2017

What to Expect From California's Cannabis Culinary Scene

What to Expect From California's Cannabis Culinary Scene

The world's largest legal recreational marijuana market kicks off Monday in California, and the trendsetting state is set to ignite the cannabis culinary scene. Chefs and investors have been teaming up to offer...

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 24, 2017

Los Angeles Won't Be Selling Weed Jan. 1

Los Angeles Won't Be Selling Weed Jan. 1

California kicks off recreational sales on New Year's Day, becoming the largest state in the nation with legal marijuana. But Los Angeles officials announced Friday that dispensaries in the city won't be part of...

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.

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