Marijuana

  • 4 Ways Marijuana Businesses Could Benefit from Banking Law Changes

    Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish  The old adage “money talks” could be revised to “money screams” when it comes to money and the legalized marijuana business.  “There is just too much cash running through these pot businesses for something not to change,” says Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish (www.sarahleegossettparrish.com), a cannabis...
  • Recreational Pot Sales Begin in California

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Starting this week, Californians ages 21 and older may legally buy marijuana for recreational purposes – no medical marijuana card required. The state will begin licensing the producers, distributors and storefronts. But there won’t be a “pot shop” on every block,...
  • Recreational Marijuana Legalized in Calif

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – At the stroke of midnight on Wednesday November 9th, 2016, recreational use of marijuana became legal in California – but there are a few important details about the new law. It now is legal for adults age 21 and older to...
  • Advocates Slam Decision to Keep Marijuana a Illegal Drug

    Advocates Slam Decision to Keep Marijuana a Illegal Drug

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif, – Medical marijuana has been legal in California since 1996, but on Friday August 12th , the Drug Enforcement Administration published its decision in the Federal Register to keep classifying it as an illegal drug under federal law. The move means cannabis...
  • Drug and Gun Bust in Santa Clara County

    Drug Bust Nets $33 Million Worth of Marijuana

    SANTA CLARA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MARIJUANA ERADICATION TEAM ERADICATED $33 MILLION DOLLARS OF MARIJUANA IN 5 OPERATIONS Office of the Sheriff On July 15, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Eradication Team (MET) eradicated a marijuana grow on UCSC property at Mt. Hamilton and Kincaid Road in unincorporated Santa Clara...
  • Marijuana Grows Up

    New California State Law Took Effect Friday the 1st  Suzanne Potter / California News Service California’s medical marijuana industry is growing up fast, so to speak, because a new law professionalizing the growth, sale and taxation of the plant went into effect on Friday January 1st, 2016. The California Medical...