Recreational marijuana sales in California will total $5 billion, study predicts – Press Herald

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is on the verge of creating a legal market for marijuana worth more than $5 billion that will help make the state a destination for pot-loving tourists, according to a new state-sponsored economic study. But about 29 percent of all cannabis consumers may stay in the illegal market at first to avoid the cost of new …

Columbus changing zoning laws for medical marijuana growers – Sacramento Bee

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Ohio’s capital city is opening its arms to medical marijuana growers. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2qZUxvy ) Columbus is changing zoning laws to accommodate cannabis cultivators and has already signed off on six businesses seeking approval from Ohio to obtain one of the state’s 24 medical marijuana grow licenses. A city zoning officials says Columbus plans to allow indoor grow …

Capitol Watch: Alcohol in theaters, marijuana legalization – Sacramento Bee

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In New York state government news, theater owners ask for permission to serve alcohol to moviegoers and there’s a new push to legalize marijuana. Meanwhile, advocates for inmates in state prisons seek more visitation time. Lawmakers return to Albany on Monday to begin the last two weeks of their legislative session. A look at what’s coming up: ___ ALCOHOL IN …

Cannabis job fair draws more than 300 – Davis Enterprise

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California’s burgeoning cannabis industry found a home in Davis on Wednesday afternoon, at Yolo County’s first-ever cannabis job fair.  An air of hope filled the Odd Fellows Hall, as cannabis industry veterans and bright-eyed UC Davis students alike wandered through rows of tables set up by regional cannabis businesses. Organizers estimated that the event drew more than 300 attendees.  Hosted by …

Medical Marijuana Advocates Worry Pot Price Spike Coming To California – CBS Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Communities across California are still working out how to regulate legal marijuana, but one major group is worried it will be pushed out of the market its worked so hard to get access to. In 2016, more than 750,000 people in the state of California were registered medical marijuana users, making up nearly 2 percent of the …

Los Angeles releases draft marijuana business regulations – Sacramento Bee

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Los Angeles moved Thursday to bring order to its emerging legal marijuana industry, proposing rules for how and where the fragrant buds will be grown and sold while driving out rogue operators. There will be no swaying fields of bright green pot plants along the Hollywood Freeway — businesses will only be allowed to grow indoors. Dispensaries would be kept …

Colorado marijuana market funds busts of illegal growers – Sacramento Bee

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The first recreational pot market in the U.S. was set Thursday to notch another marijuana first when Colorado approves using marijuana taxes to fund police efforts to crack down on illegal growing operations. A measure scheduled to be signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper sets aside nearly $6 million a year in Colorado marijuana tax revenue to reimburse police …

Yolo's first cannabis job fair offers employment in a growing industry – Modesto Bee

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As Yolo County tries to become a hub of the legal marijuana industry in California, employers and pot advocates held the county’s first cannabis job fair in Davis on Wednesday. The fair drew more than 300 people looking for jobs in marketing, farming, media, accounting, distribution and holistic medicine to the largely rural county, where traditional crops include tomatoes and …

Yolo's first cannabis job fair offers employment in a growing industry … – Sacramento Bee

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As Yolo County tries to become a hub of the legal marijuana industry in California, employers and pot advocates held the county’s first cannabis job fair in Davis on Wednesday. The fair drew more than 300 people looking for jobs in marketing, farming, media, accounting, distribution and holistic medicine to the largely rural county, where traditional crops include tomatoes and …

Yolo County Cannabis Job Fair Recruiting Budding Talent – CBS Sacramento

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YOLO COUNTY (CBS13) — Job seekers rushed to Davis on Wednesday for Yolo County’s cannabis job fair. Dozens of vendors and cultivators were at the event recruiting. “I love cannabis, I think it’s a great plant, I think it’s got beautiful medical qualities,” said Devon Kelly. Kelly couldn’t be more excited about his future in the cannabis industry. The 23-year …

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YOLO COUNTY (CBS13) — Job seekers rushed to Davis on Wednesday for Yolo County’s cannabis job fair. Dozens of vendors and cultivators were at the event recruiting. “I love cannabis, I think it’s a great plant, I think it’s got beautiful medical qualities,” said Devon Kelly. Kelly couldn’t be more excited about his future in the cannabis industry. The 23-year …

Yolo County's first cannabis job fair offers jobs in a growing industry – Sacramento Bee

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As Yolo County tries to become a hub of the cannabis industry in California, employers and pot advocates held the county’s first cannabis job fair in Davis on Wednesday. The fair drew more than 300 people looking for jobs in marketing, farming, media, accounting, distribution and holistic medicine “There’s a great need for filling jobs and stimulating economic growth in …

Legislature back on path to passing medical marijuana bill – Sacramento Bee

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Florida legislators are back on a path to passing a bill for enacting the state’s constitutional amendment expanding the use of medical marijuana. Gov. Rick Scott added medical marijuana to the agenda for the special legislative session that began Wednesday after lawmakers reached a compromise on key elements. The House’s Health & Human Services Committee passed it on Wednesday night. …

Sacramento News & Review – Patch it up – Medical-cannabis guide … – Sacramento News & Review

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Ngaio Bealum is a Sacramento comedian, activist and marijuana expert. Email him questions at ask420@newsreview.com. Advertisement How’s it going? We still winning? —Vic Torrey We are indeed still winning! The California Assembly has passed two bills. The first is Assembly Bill 64, a “cleanup” bill designed to deal with some of the problematic parts of the Medical Cannabis Regulation and …