Future of Pot Industry: Robotic Security – NBC 7 San Diego

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The new security guard doesn’t need sleep. It doesn’t need a bathroom break. It won’t be distracted by cellphones. It doesn’t get tired. It’s like RoboCop without the gun. It’s autonomous robotic security, and it’s going to be used to guard pot farms in California. The first robots are rolling out in the coming months at Southern California marijuana farms in Desert …

California's developing marijuana marketplace should be a boom for state's economy, study says – The San Diego Union-Tribune

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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% of all cannabis consumers may stay in the illegal market at first to avoid the cost of new regulations requiring the pot …

Armed robbers escape with bags of marijuana after tying up employee – fox5sandiego.com

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Please enable Javascript to watch this video SAN DIEGO — A marijuana farm in Encanto was robbed at gunpoint and one of the employees was tied up Saturday morning, according to San Diego police. The holdup happened shortly before 11 a.m. at 151 Farmers, a marijuana and food farm, in the 6100 block of Federal Boulevard. Part of the crime …

Fair board rescinds cannabis festival contract, event not canceled … – Coast News

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DEL MAR — A contract to hold what is billed as an educational event about medical marijuana was rescinded May 30 by the panel that governs the Del Mar Fairgrounds, where the Goodlife Festival was scheduled to be held Sept. 23. But the 8-0 decision doesn’t mean the event will be postponed or canceled. The 22nd District Agricultural Association board …

Fair board rescinds cannabis festival contract, event not canceled – Coast News

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DEL MAR — A contract to hold what is billed as an educational event about medical marijuana was rescinded May 30 by the panel that governs the Del Mar Fairgrounds, where the Goodlife Festival was scheduled to be held Sept. 23. But the 8-0 decision doesn’t mean the event will be postponed or canceled. The 22nd District Agricultural Association board …

LA Chefs Are Cashing in on California's Marijuana Market – NBC 7 San Diego

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Private Chef Andrea Drummer meticulously crafts her ravioli by hand. She drizzles hollandaise sauce over crabcake Benedict. She makes a brûléed bread pudding with caramel sauce, chantilly cream and seasonal berries. Her secret ingredient — cannabis. “When I smell cannabis, I smell the possibilities of it,” Drummer said. Drummer is among a group of Los Angeles chefs preparing multiple course meals …

San Diego Estimated to Have 100 Illegal Marijuana Delivery Services – Times of San Diego

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Share This Article: Four-ounce bags of marijuana. Photo from Wikimedia Commons. The city of San Diego is beginning to shift its enforcement of illegal marijuana operations to un-permitted delivery services, which are proliferating throughout the region, officials said Wednesday.Phil Rath, who represents legal marijuana outlets in San Diego, estimated that at least 100 illegal delivery services are operating in the …

San Diego man uses tech experience to better track pot plants – 10News

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SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A San Diego man who spent more than 20 years in the tech industry is using his skills to give marijuana growers a different way to track their plants.  Steve Mackey founded Loadstone Technologies, which specializes in Radio Frequency Identification Tags for cannabis cultivators. Mackey previously worked with libraries to track their books and other inventory …

San Diego Man Uses Tech Experience to Better Track Pot Plants … – 10News

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SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A San Diego man who spent more than 20 years in the tech industry is using his skills to give marijuana growers a different way to track their plants.  Steve Mackey founded Loadstone Technologies, which specializes in Radio Frequency Identification Tags for cannabis cultivators. Mackey previously worked with libraries to track their books and other inventory …

San Diego Marijuana Enforcement Turning Toward Illegal Deliveries – Times of San Diego

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Share This Article: San Diego’s first legal marijuana dispensary, A Green Alternative, opens its door in Otay Mesa. Courtesy photo The city of San Diego is beginning to shift its enforcement of illegal marijuana operations to unpermitted delivery services, which are proliferating throughout the region, officials said Wednesday.Phil Rath, who represents legal marijuana outlets in San Diego, estimated that at …

San Diego Marijuana Enforcement Turning Toward Illegal Deliveries … – Times of San Diego

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Share This Article: San Diego’s first legal marijuana dispensary, A Green Alternative, opens its door in Otay Mesa. Courtesy photo The city of San Diego is beginning to shift its enforcement of illegal marijuana operations to unpermitted delivery services, which are proliferating throughout the region, officials said Wednesday.Phil Rath, who represents legal marijuana outlets in San Diego, estimated that at …

San Diego marijuana enforcement turning toward delivery services – CBS 8 San Diego

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The city of San Diego is beginning to shift its enforcement of illegal marijuana operations to unpermitted delivery services, which are proliferating throughout the region, officials said Wednesday. Phil Rath, who represents legal marijuana outlets in San Diego, estimated that at least 100 illegal delivery services are operating in the area. A city ban on deliveries …

San Diego marijuana enforcement turning toward delivery services … – CBS 8 San Diego

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The city of San Diego is beginning to shift its enforcement of illegal marijuana operations to unpermitted delivery services, which are proliferating throughout the region, officials said Wednesday. Phil Rath, who represents legal marijuana outlets in San Diego, estimated that at least 100 illegal delivery services are operating in the area. A city ban on deliveries …

City may get tougher on illegal marijuana dispensaries – fox5sandiego.com

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SAN DIEGO — The city of San Diego is beginning to shift its enforcement of illegal marijuana operations to unpermitted delivery services, which are proliferating throughout the region, officials said Wednesday. Phil Rath, who represents legal marijuana outlets in San Diego, estimated that at least 100 illegal delivery services are operating in the area. A city ban on deliveries from …