Prosecutor Charges Marijuana Business Attorney – Cannabis Now

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Photo Emmanuel Huybrechts An attorney who successfully returned money seized from a dispensary owner has now been changed with criminal action. The case is being called “vindictive prosecution.” It appeared Bonnie Dumanis had lost. As San Diego’s district attorney, Dumanis had seized more than $324,000 from a local medical marijuana distributor during a January 2016 raid. But in May, with …

City Hall's 'Office of Cannabis' Begins To Bloom – SFist

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Photo of Hippie Hill by Justin Sullivan via Getty. What little popularity San Francisco Mayor Ed is able to muster up these days may be contingent on pandering to the emerging local marijuana industry, but Lee might be screwing that one up too. While the mayor has tried to trim the local industry by proposing limits on industrial marijuana grow …

Mayor Lee proposes Office of Cannabis to permit businesses selling marijuana – San Francisco Examiner

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San Francisco is advancing a proposal to create a $700,000 Office of Cannabis to handle permitting of recreational marijuana sales. Meanwhile, The City is expected to propose rules within three months dictating where pot-selling businesses can open. Mayor Ed Lee introduced legislation last week to create the Office of Cannabis within the Office of the City Administrator, a mayor-appointed position …

Mayor Lee proposes Office of Cannabis to permit businesses selling … – San Francisco Examiner

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San Francisco is advancing a proposal to create a $700,000 Office of Cannabis to handle permitting of recreational marijuana sales. Meanwhile, The City is expected to propose rules within three months dictating where pot-selling businesses can open. Mayor Ed Lee introduced legislation last week to create the Office of Cannabis within the Office of the City Administrator, a mayor-appointed position …

Medical marijuana for your dog: Is it safe? – Salon

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This article originally appeared on The Fresh Toast. Humans and the dog. We love them so! And we love our weed. But it’s not necessarily the case that our pets should love our weed. That’s not how the transitive property works. A recent New York Times article shined a spotlight on pet edibles, a growing niche within the burgeoning medical …

Medical marijuana dispensaries, patients wait through delays – San Francisco Chronicle

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HONOLULU (AP) — Medical marijuana dispensaries are beginning to open in Hawaii, but they’re not allowed to sell their products. Instead, the leafy medicinal greens they’ve harvested are sitting on a shelf unsold because nearly a year after dispensaries were legally allowed to open, the state has not yet certified any labs to run required safety tests. That means dispensaries …

Los Angeles releases draft marijuana business regulations – San Francisco Chronicle

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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. …

Colorado marijuana market funds busts of illegal growers – San Francisco Chronicle

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DENVER (AP) — 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 …

Sand Hill Road Joins Private Capital Flooding Into Marijuana Startups – Entrepreneur

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Image credit: OpenRangeStock | Getty Images The news last month that Bob Marley’s son, Damian Marley, and a Los Angeles-based venture capital company have purchased High Times magazine for $70 million is the latest in a string of large private investments in the cannabis industry. How large? The total of private capital moved into the cannabis business reached almost $2 billion between …

Foodies feast on organic, gluten-free edible marijuana treats – Chicago Tribune

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Adding cannabis to everything from iced coffee to breath mints, startups are jockeying for a bite of California’s growing marijuana edibles market as the state gears up to allow recreational pot sales. The industry that barely existed 10 years ago — apart from a few bakers making pot brownies in their home kitchens — now shows no sign of slowing …

Medical Marijuana For Your Dog: Is It Safe? – The Fresh Toast

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Humans and the dog. We love them so! And we love our weed. But it’s not necessarily the case that our pets should love our weed. That’s not how the transitive property works. A recent New York Times article shined a spotlight on pet edibles, a growing niche within the burgeoning medical marijuana industry. It includes testimonials from dogs, cats, …

One-Click Cannabis – SF Weekly (blog)

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With each passing day, technology becomes more and more ingrained in our lives. It helps us get a ride after a concert, knows when we’re running low on laundry detergent, and lets us send regrettable videos of our friends at a moment’s impulse. While there are many legitimate reasons to question our growing reliance on technology, one field that appears …

(Semi) Public Consumption: San Francisco Gathering Places Where Marijuana Is Tolerated – 7×7

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Summertime is here, and with it, good weather. Also: bad weather, all in the span of 12 hours. “It’s San Francisco,” of course, is the catch-all excuse for all kinds of questionable behavior, like packing a parka along with your new two-piece for the trip to the beach. You absorb the arched eyebrows and wry looks because you are wise. …

FROM MODELING TO MARIJUANA – Dope Magazine

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When we look back at that paths that our lives have taken, rarely have we ended up exactly where we had envisioned. For better or worse, life is full of uncertainties that have a way of creating new chapters so vastly different than the last that we can look back and not recognize the person we once were. Jessica VerSteeg’s …

Medical Marijuana: Benefits, Risks & State Laws – Live Science – Live Science

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Live ScienceMedical Marijuana: Benefits, Risks & State Laws – Live ScienceLive ScienceMedical marijuana is legal in some states, but debate rages on about whether the health benefits outweigh the risks.and more » Read the full article at: Medical Marijuana: Benefits, Risks & State Laws – Live Science – Live Science