Gov. Scott Vetoes Marijuana Legalization, But Stays Open To Revisions – Vermont Public Radio

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Republican Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed legislation that would have made Vermont the ninth state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana — and the first to do so by an act of the Legislature, as opposed to a ballot initiative.  Scott’s decision isn’t necessarily the end of the road for the legalization bill this year, however, and he says …

Terra Tech Corp. Expands Cannabis Cultivation Capabilities in Northern California with New "Craft Cultivation" Model – Digital Journal

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IRVINE, CA–(Marketwired – May 24, 2017) – Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) (“Terra Tech” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated cannabis-focused agriculture company, today announced that it has launched a new “Craft Cultivation” model to expand its cultivation capabilities, signing its first “Craft Cultivator” in Northern California. This farm, which is approved for up to one full acre (approximately 44,000 …

Terra Tech Corp. Expands Cannabis Cultivation Capabilities in Northern California with New "Craft Cultivation" Model – Marketwired (press release)

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Company Signs New Craft Cultivator to Grow All-natural, Sustainably Produced Cannabis IRVINE, CA–(Marketwired – May 24, 2017) – Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) (“Terra Tech” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated cannabis-focused agriculture company, today announced that it has launched a new “Craft Cultivation” model to expand its cultivation capabilities, signing its first “Craft Cultivator” in Northern California. This farm, …

Chicago men found with almost 30 lbs of pot near Truckee, CHP says – Sierra Sun

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Two Chicago men who authorities say had almost 30 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle were arrested this week on misdemeanor accusations and have since made bond. Yi Wang, 39, and Jin Mei, 31, each face charges of transportation for sale and possession of marijuana for sale. Mei faces an additional charge of possession of concentrated cannabis, and Wang has …

Our View: What is western Nevada County doing well? – The Union of Grass Valley

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A few weeks back we asked members of The Union’s Editorial Board for their thoughts on the most-pressing problem in the community. This week, we asked, “What is western Nevada County is doing well?” Lynn Wenzel — What I find most meaningful (and great) about Nevada County is the system of support and care that exists between neighbors, friends and …

Nevada Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Begin Selling to All Adults This Summer – The Marijuana Times

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Getty Under new temporary regulations approved by the Nevada Tax Commission, many medical marijuana dispensaries in the state will be able to get a license to sell marijuana to those 21 years of age and older for any reason by July 1st. Last fall Nevada voters approved Question 2, which allows for the creation of a recreational marijuana retail industry, …

Nevada Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Begin Selling to All … – The Marijuana Times

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Getty Under new temporary regulations approved by the Nevada Tax Commission, many medical marijuana dispensaries in the state will be able to get a license to sell marijuana to those 21 years of age and older for any reason by July 1st. Last fall Nevada voters approved Question 2, which allows for the creation of a recreational marijuana retail industry, …

Abortion rights group wants California to offer a 'trust women' license plate – Sacramento Bee

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Welcome to the AM Alert, your morning rundown on California policy and politics. To receive it regularly, please sign up here. Proponents call it pro-choice. Opponents say it’s pro-abortion. Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, is pushing a bill to create a special license plate bearing the words “California Trusts Women.” Senate Bill 309 directs proceeds from the optional plate, which …

Pro-choice license plate proposed in California | The Sacramento Bee – Sacramento Bee

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Welcome to the AM Alert, your morning rundown on California policy and politics. To receive it regularly, please sign up here. Proponents call it pro-choice. Opponents say it’s pro-abortion. Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, is pushing a bill to create a special license plate bearing the words “California Trusts Women.” Senate Bill 309 directs proceeds from the optional plate, which …

Squaw Valley hosts Cannabis Summit – Sierra Sun

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Trainwreck, Gravedigger, Grandaddy Purple and Skunk Dawg are only a few of the many different kinds of marijuana strains that will be sold for recreational use in California beginning in January 2018. But that doesn’t mean all of the details have been determined. Local policymakers, educators and marijuana advocates convened on Friday, May 12, for the Northern California Cannabis Summit …

Attorney: Cannabis clubs will be 'next phase' – Tahoe Daily Tribune

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Trainwreck, Gravedigger, Grandaddy Purple and Skunk Dawg are only a few of the many different kinds of marijuana strains that will be sold for recreational use in California beginning in January 2018. But that doesn’t mean all of the details have been determined. Local policymakers, educators and marijuana advocates convened on Friday, May 12, for the Northern California Cannabis Summit …

Attorney: Cannabis clubs will be 'next phase' | TahoeDailyTribune.com – Tahoe Daily Tribune

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Trainwreck, Gravedigger, Grandaddy Purple and Skunk Dawg are only a few of the many different kinds of marijuana strains that will be sold for recreational use in California beginning in January 2018. But that doesn’t mean all of the details have been determined. Local policymakers, educators and marijuana advocates convened on Friday, May 12, for the Northern California Cannabis Summit …

New Jersey lawmaker introduces bill to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for recreation – Bucks County Courier Times

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TRENTON, N.J. — A Democratic state senator unveiled legislation Monday that would make New Jersey the ninth state to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for recreational use. Sen. Nicholas Scutari, D-22nd of Linden, announced that he was introducing the bill now even though Gov. Chris Christie has promised to veto any legislation that aims to legalize the drug. The Republican governor will …

Lawmaker introduces bill to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for recreation – Burlington County Times

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TRENTON — A Democratic state senator unveiled legislation Monday that would make New Jersey the ninth state to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for recreational use. Sen. Nicholas Scutari, D-22nd of Linden, announced that he was introducing the bill now even though Gov. Chris Christie has promised to veto any legislation that aims to legalize the drug. But the Republican governor will …

Local marijuana businesses still planning for growth, despite federal concerns – Summit Daily News

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EAGLE COUNTY — Colorado’s marijuana industry, both recreational and medical, is growing, and has set new sales records in 10 consecutive months. But the end of the current boom may be dictated by the federal government. While more states are joining the trend toward legalizing marijuana for recreational and medical use — there are 26 as of this year — …