August 11, 2018

For the first time, San Francisco’s Outside Lands music festival — which runs through Sunday — has added a sprawling marijuana exhibit called Grass Lands to its usual lineup of music, food, beer and comedy. The expansion follows the legalization of recreational marijuana in California and is the first such feature at a major national […]

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POT TOPICS is a weekly collection of cannabis-related news curated by the Chicago Sun-Times. Here’s this week’s top stories: Former Wrigley Company CEO gets into the pot game; The American Osteopathic Association wants the feds to reclassify marijuana; Pharmacann introduces dissolvable cannabis capsules; Denver pot sales continue to increase; Study: Most DUI drivers in Colorado […]

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Grass Lands made its debut at the 11th annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival on Friday, Aug. 10, making the cannabis experience the first of its kind at a major music festival. The expansion comes in the wake of California’s legalization of recreational marijuana. Here are highlights from the new activation at the outdoor […]

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SACRAMENTO, CALIF. (KCRA) — Sacramento is moving forward with a new program to help ensure that the city’s growing marijuana industry benefits the most disadvantaged neighborhoods. The city council unanimously approved the Cannabis Opportunity Reinvestment Equity (CORE) program, which focuses on zip codes with the highest rates of marijuana-related offenses to offer individuals and businesses […]

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Minorities will soon have better access to start a cannabis business in California’s state capital. The Sacramento City Council on Thursday unanimously approved the Cannabis Opportunity Reinvestment and Equity (CORE) program, reports the Sacramento Bee. According to council members, the CORE program will allow minorities to open legal cannabis businesses without having to pay steep […]

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The city of Sacramento is embarking on a unique program that gives people who have been arrested for nonviolent marijuana offenses a chance to start their own cannabis business in the city. The California Urban Partnership explained the Cannabis Opportunity Reinvestment Equity Program is focusing on zip codes with the highest rates of marijuana-related arrests. […]

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