Cannabis

  • San Diego legalizes marijuana cultivation, manufacturing

    San Diego legalizes marijuana cultivation, manufacturing

      San Diego will have a fully legal and regulated marijuana industry including pot farms, factories making edibles and retail storefronts selling the drug to both medical and recreational customers. The City Council voted 6-3 on Monday to legalize local cultivation, manufacturing and testing of...

  • San Diego restaurant unveils cannabis cocktail

    San Diego restaurant unveils cannabis cocktail

    Madison on Park bar manager Danny Kuehner has rolled out his first cannabis cocktail, the Mr. Nice Guy. Priced at $18, the tropical drink is a mixture of mezcal, cannabidiol (CBD) oil, matcha (powdered green tea), pineapple, coconut milk and lime. Kuehner was interested in CBD oil for its medicinal...

  • Cannabis company wants to turn desert town into Mojave marijuana mecca

    Cannabis company wants to turn desert town into Mojave marijuana mecca

    There's green in them thar hills, or at least there will be now that one of the country's biggest marijuana companies has announced it's buying the tiny Mojave Desert town of Nipton in order to turn it into a cannabis consumption and producing mecca. "We are excited to lead the charge for a true...

  • Pass the cream and the cannabis coffee, please ...

    Pass the cream and the cannabis coffee, please ...

    Hitting the market soon is a new type of coffee pot ... or, more to the point, pot coffee. In the wake of California's legalization of medical marijuana and its green light for recreational marijuana use, San Diego tech-oriented entrepreneurs have come up with a new wake-up call: cannabis coffee...

  • Del Mar Fairgrounds to host huge cannabis festival

    Where the turf meets the surf meets a toke? The Del Mar Fairgrounds has inked a contract for its first-ever cannabis festival - and the largest by far ever in San Diego County. As many as 6,000 people are expected for the Sept. 23 event, which organizers are calling the Goodlife Festival. Attendance...

  • Most Americans support medical marijuana

    Most Americans support medical marijuana

    Eight in 10 Americans think marijuana should be legal for medical use, and nearly half - 49 percent - approve of smoking pot for recreation purposes, according to a new poll designed to gauge the nation's opinions about cannabis. Commissioned by Yahoo! News and performed by the Marist College Institute...

  • Fashion and cannabis combine for Coachella buzz

    Fashion and cannabis combine for Coachella buzz

    Fashion brands have a long history of leveraging the party scene around the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (which this year runs April 14-16 and 21-23) into brand-building buzz, but this year, the likes of Jeremy Scott, Levi Strauss & Co., Sephora and Hudson Jeans will find themselves...

  • M Delivers' cannabis service is dope

    M Delivers' cannabis service is dope

    Like many of the best things in life, Cassandra Pearson's career as a "budtender" began on Craigslist. In 2012, after spending a few years employed at restaurants around San Diego, the native Minnesotan found herself looking for a new line of work. That's when she stumbled upon a job posting for...

  • True North rolls out S.D.'s first cannabis cocktail

    True North rolls out S.D.'s first cannabis cocktail

    On Nov. 8, as Californians sparked up to celebrate the Golden State's newfound freedom to consume cannabis legally, the minds behind True North Tavern decided it was high time to introduce San Diego to a brand-new type of beverage. Dan Sutherland, True North's in-house alchemist, recounts the hazy...

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