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.
California's lead agency for marijuana regulation has gone by many names. The Bureau of Cannabis Control is the latest. The change reflects a wider trend away from the term "marijuana" in favor of "cannabis." Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric reports.
Last year, the voters of California gave the state well more than a year to prepare for the legal sale and distribution of marijuana for recreational use. That was 8 months ago. With less than 6 months left, it appears the state -- and especially local governments -- are running behind the schedule dictated by Proposition 64, the ballot measure that legalized recreational marijuana in California. More from Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric.
Recreational marijuana businesses will soon be legal in California. It's unclear what - if any - enforcement will come from the federal government. But a bill in the state Legislature would limit state and local law enforcement from teaming up with the feds on certain marijuana cases. Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric reports.
As California lawmakers work toward a state budget vote this week, marijuana industry players eagerly await the release of a piece of the budget deal that's intended to align state rules on medical and recreational marijuana. Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric reports.