San Francisco joins San Diego in becoming one of the few big cities in the state of California to finalize rules that will allow the commercial sale of marijuana when it officially becomes legal in January. Other cities big and small throughout the state - including in the Inland Empire - continue to struggle with the voters' mandate to legalize pot. More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.
The state of California has released new emergency rules governing the sale and production of recreational marijuana, just six weeks before businesses can begin selling cannabis under voter-approved Proposition 64. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports the rules are temporary, but apply to all aspects of the industry.
California's cannabis industry has a banking problem. Federal rules keep most marijuana businesses from even opening a checking account. Many deal in cash. It's a problem in other places with legal pot, like Colorado, as Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports.
A week from today, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors will debate the pros and cons of permitting marijuana sales and commercial cultivation in Riverside County's unincorporated communities. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.