Cannabis

New cannabis initiative proposed in Oceanside

A new group seeking to legalize recreational marijuana sales in Oceanside has filed an initiative that, if approved by voters, would supersede a medical marijuana ordinance the city approved March 28. Members of Oceanside Advocates for Safe Access held a news conference Tuesday afternoon outside...

  • Marijuana will boost South Bay economy but won't solve every problem

    Marijuana tax dollars boost local economies, but they likely won’t solve every budget shortfall. An expert who helped write Denver’s marijuana regulations says cannabis taxes account for three percent of that city’s general fund — about $43 million. “That’s a ton of money, but it’s not what I would...

  • La Mesa poised to award license to first medical pot dispensary

    La Mesa poised to award license to first medical pot dispensary

    Sean McDermott’s medical marijuana dispensary, The Grove, appears poised to become the first such licensed business in La Mesa. The facility received the unanimous approval of the La Mesa Planning Commission on Feb. 21 and is scheduled for a vote in March by the City Council. Barring any last-minute...

  • Canna-confused? One Minute Cannabist wants to answer your marijuana questions

    Canna-confused? One Minute Cannabist wants to answer your marijuana questions

    If you’re lost in a sweet, dank fog of canna-confusion, Robbin and Terry Lynn want to hear from you. The couple are launching The One Minute Cannabist Saturday, hosting a grand opening from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. They hope that visitors will come to see this as a one-stop clearinghouse of advice and...

  • Escondido says no to recreational pot

    Escondido says no to recreational pot

    Escondido’s leaders want nothing to do with recreational marijuana and this week strengthened city laws to that effect. The City Council Wednesday also added marijuana to its list of things covered by the city’s seldom-used social host ordinance. Medical marijuana sales were already banned in the...

  • This year it's legal (in California) to give your sweetheart cannabis-infused chocolate

    This year it's legal (in California) to give your sweetheart cannabis-infused chocolate

    Step off See’s Candies and move over Russell Stover. Now that adult-use cannabis is legal in the Golden State, this Valentine’s Day presents a gift-giving alternative to those with a pot-loving beloved: luxury-level edibles that combine chocolate and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol, the chemical compound...

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