The legalization of adult-use marijuana in November 2016 created an opportunity for California to rethink drug education programs, as a portion of the tax revenue from the new commercial cannabis market must go to education programs.
Cannabis microbusiness permits could give small operators a shot at success.
Getting reliable information about cannabis may be more important than ever. But finding reliable cannabis information has become harder because of another trend — the decimation of newsroom staffs.
Joe Devlin, Sacramento’s first chief of cannabis policy and enforcement chats about what can be expected in the near future for legal cannabis in Sacramento.
Pot may be on its way to beating pop.
The U.S. legal cannabis industry is expected to reach $75 billion in sales by 2030, according to research firm Cowen & Co. That’s almost as large as the North American carbonated soft drink market in 2017.
California rang in the new year with a newly legal product: cannabis.
Is marijuana going to be a game-changer for Sacramento real estate?
With California voters approving Proposition 64 in November, government officials, elected representatives and entrepreneurs are grappling with how legal cannabis can contribute economically to our region. Proponents say major potential exists in commerce, agriculture, medical research and other areas — if we get this right.
Twenty years after approving medical marijuana, Californians come 2018 will be able to consume it for recreational purposes, too, and the localities that have reaped the most from legal cannabis sales may be best positioned for what could be a billion-dollar windfall.
Elections matter. The people have spoken. And marijuana — more appropriately known by the less pejorative label, cannabis — is now legal for adults in eight states, including California, and for those with medical needs in 28 states. That means the majority of Americans now live in states where cannabis is legal in some form.