Fairfax's pioneer pot apothecary is back in business – Marin Independent Journal

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Six years after the federal government forced the Marin Alliance for Medical Marijuana to close, the Fairfax dispensary is back in business. Lynnette Shaw, the self-styled godmother of medical marijuana dispensaries in California, reopened the doors to the dispensary at 6 School St. on June 2. A ceremonial grand opening is set for Thursday. Already, phones were ringing off the …

Cannabist Show: He fixes your tingles with CBD-infused pins and needles – The Cannabist

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Published: Jun 9, 2017, 12:45 pm • Updated: Jun 9, 2017, 12:54 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guest this week is Brian Bowen, the founder of Outch. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Mixing cannabidiol (CBD) and medicinal herbs: Are people just adding cannabis without thinking about its effects? •  Marijuana and massage, check. Marijuana and yoga, check. And now …

Cannabist Show: He fixes your painful tingles with CBD-infused pins … – The Cannabist

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Published: Jun 9, 2017, 12:45 pm • Updated: Jun 9, 2017, 12:54 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guest this week is Brian Bowen, the founder of Outch. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Mixing cannabidiol (CBD) and medicinal herbs: Are people just adding cannabis without thinking about its effects? •  Marijuana and massage, check. Marijuana and yoga, check. And now …

Cannabist Show: He fixes your painful tingles with CBD-infused pins and needles – The Cannabist

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Published: Jun 9, 2017, 12:45 pm • Updated: Jun 9, 2017, 12:54 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guest this week is Brian Bowen, the founder of Outch. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Mixing cannabidiol (CBD) and medicinal herbs: Are people just adding cannabis without thinking about its effects? •  Marijuana and massage, check. Marijuana and yoga, check. And now …

North Bay cannabis event shows pot moving into mainstream – Marin Independent Journal

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SANTA ROSA >> You’d expect a lot of buzz at a massive marijuana trade show, but people were high in more ways than one at Saturday’s opening of High Times magazine’s Nor Cal Cannabis Cup. The magazine staff, entrepreneurs in the expanding marijuana business world and the cannabis community in general were still buzzing over this week’s national news that …

Marin IJ Editorial: County's pot law falls short of goal – Marin Independent Journal

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More than 20 years ago, California voters approved the Compassionate Use Act, legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes. More than two decades later, Marin’s county government remains unable to find an appropriate location that fulfills that measure’s promise, one that was supported by 73 percent of Marin’s voters. This sorry crossroads comes after the county, albeit late in coming, spent more …

Supervisors eye new plan for medical marijuana – Marinscope Community Newspapers

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Underwhelmed by the short slate of applicants vying to be medical marijuana dispensaries, Marin County Administrator Matthew Hymel suggested a reboot of sorts — approving no licenses and taking an entirely new approach to the issue. At its May 23 meeting, the Marin County Board of Supervisors agreed. Inge Lundegaard, planner with the Community Development Agency (CDA), said, “There were …

Menlo Park man arrested in police sting operation involving marijuana sales – The Almanac Online

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A Menlo Park man was arrested May 23 after undercover police officers conducted a sting operation involving marijuana sales in the 600 block of Santa Cruz Avenue in Menlo Park. Victor Hugo Marin, 41, was booked into San Mateo County jail on charges of possessing marijuana for sale, unlawfully transporting marijuana to sell it, and having a narcotic substance. The …

Menlo Park man arrested in police sting operation involving … – The Almanac Online

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A Menlo Park man was arrested May 23 after undercover police officers conducted a sting operation involving marijuana sales in the 600 block of Santa Cruz Avenue in Menlo Park. Victor Hugo Marin, 41, was booked into San Mateo County jail on charges of possessing marijuana for sale, unlawfully transporting marijuana to sell it, and having a narcotic substance. The …

Special Coverage: Cannabis Industry Conference 2017 – North Bay Business Journal

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Writing the rules for California’ cannabis industry The chief of California’s Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation speaks in Santa Rosa about the roadmap to regulate adult use by January. Cannabis investing attracting much interest ‘We’re getting referrals from investment-banking firms, hedge funds, sophisticated investors,’ says a Marin County-based cannabis-focused angel investor at a conference in Santa Rosa on the emerging …

Cannabis investing attracting much interest – North Bay Business Journal

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Sherri Haskell, founder of the “angel investment consortium” CannaAngels, said when the Marin County-based group was created a year and half ago, the concern was “deal flow and quality.”It turned out not to be a problem. “We’re attracting quality business opportunities,” Haskell said. “We’re getting referrals from investment-banking firms, hedge funds, sophisticated investors. We have events. Through our curation, diligence …

Fairfax: Shaw to reopen medical marijuana dispensary – Marin Independent Journal

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Lynnette Shaw, the self-styled godmother of medical marijuana dispensaries in California, announced this week that she will reopen her medical cannabis dispensary in Fairfax. Proving the wisdom of Alexander Graham Bell’s maxim — “When one door closes, another opens” — Shaw broke the news at a public hearing Tuesday during which county supervisors denied 10 applications to open medical cannabis …

Fairfax: Lynnette Shaw to reopen medical marijuana dispensary – Marin Independent Journal

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Lynnette Shaw, the self-styled godmother of medical marijuana dispensaries in California, announced this week that she will reopen her medical cannabis dispensary in Fairfax. Proving the wisdom of Alexander Graham Bell’s maxim — “When one door closes, another opens” — Shaw broke the news at a public hearing Tuesday during which county supervisors denied 10 applications to open medical cannabis …

Marin supervisors uphold rejection of medical cannabis dispensaries – Marin Independent Journal

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Marin County supervisors have upheld the decision of County Administrator Matthew Hymel to deny all 10 applications to open medical cannabis dispensaries in Marin. Seven of the applicants pleaded their case to Marin supervisors Tuesday, asking them to reconsider. But after listening to them and comments from the public in a three-hour hearing, the board unanimously rejected all the appeals. …

Suspected pot dealer nabbed in downtown Menlo Park – The Mercury News

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An undercover operation led to the arrest of a man selling marijuana in downtown Menlo Park, according to police. Menlo Park Police Department’s special investigations unit on Tuesday was alerted through community complaints that people were selling marijuana in the 600 block of Santa Cruz, according to a news release. That same day, an undercover officer posed as a prospective …