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Published: Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:15:08 -0700

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US CA: Hundreds Applied To Be On California's Pot Advisory Committee

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 05 Oct 2017 - With just three months left to draft new rules for marijuana sales in California, the state on Wednesday appointed a panel of industry members, health experts, law enforcement officials and union leaders to provide advice during the effort. The 22-member Cannabis Advisory Committee will help the Bureau of Cannabis Control develop regulations on the cultivation, transport, testing and sale of medical and recreational marijuana, with state licenses scheduled to be issued starting Jan. 2.



US CA: San Diego Legalizes Supply Chain For Marijuana Operations

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 04 Oct 2017 - Making indoor pot farms and manufacturing sites for edible products legal will boost the economy, create jobs and improve the quality and safety of local marijuana, City Council members said before approving the legislation in a 6-3 vote. (Oct. 4, 2017) Making indoor pot farms and manufacturing sites for edible products legal will boost the economy, create jobs and improve the quality and safety of local marijuana, City Council members said before approving the legislation in a 6-3 vote. (Oct. 4, 2017)



US CA: Months Before California Allows The Sale Of Marijuana For

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 28 Sep 2017 - Months before California allows the sale of marijuana for recreational use, the state has launched an education campaign about the drug, including highlighting the potential harms of cannabis for minors and pregnant women. The state is scheduled to issue licenses starting Jan. 2 for growing and selling marijuana for recreational use, expanding a program that currently allows cannabis use for medical purposes.



US CA: L.A. Is Set To Be A Hot Market For Marijuana Sales

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 25 Sep 2017 - NOT BE MANY PLACES TO SMOKE IT The idea of alarms critics of the marijuana industry, who argue that such venues would become a nuisance and drag down property values. The idea of alarms critics of the marijuana industry, who argue that such venues would become a nuisance and drag down property values.



US CA: Pot Edibles That Look Like Gummy Bears Should Be Illegal To

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 14 Sep 2017 - California companies would be prohibited from selling marijuana edibles made in the shape of a person, animal, insect or fruit under a measure given final legislative approval Thursday and sent to the governor for consideration. "We are trying to protect children," said Assemblyman Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), who authored AB 350.



US CA: Olivia Newton-John Cannabis Treatment: She Uses Marijuana In

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Kansas City Star, 03 Sep 2017 - Singer Olivia Newton-John has used medicinal marijuana during her battle with breast cancer and plans to promote the drug this week to raise money for her wellness and research center. "I will do what I can to encourage it. It's an important part of treatment, and it should be available," Newton-John, who announced a second battle with breast cancer in May, told News Corp. Australia.



US CA: Ten Bills Regulating Pot In California Are Sidelined For The

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 01 Sep 2017 - Ten bills aimed at regulating marijuana were shelved Friday by state lawmakers, giving California's new Bureau of Cannabis Control time to finish its own rules before lawmakers pile on with additional restrictions. The bills held by the Senate Appropriations Committee without comment would have further regulated where pot can be used, how marijuana is marketed, the trademarking of products and would have required the state to produce a consumer guide.



US CA: California Lawmakers Ask Gov. Jerry Brown To Bar The Marketing

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 24 Aug 2017 - Just months before shops can begin selling marijuana for recreational use, state lawmakers on Thursday sent the governor a bill aimed at preventing the drug from being marketed to minors. The measure approved by the state Senate prohibits packaging and labeling of marijuana products that show "pot edibles" such as cookies and candy bars. The bill by Sen. Jim Nielsen (R-Chico) also bars packaging that mimics the name or packaging of non-marijuana candies, snacks and drinks.



US CA: Former Kern Co. Sheriff's Deputies Avoid Prison For Selling

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 08 Aug 2017 - SEIZED IN DRUG RAIDS Two former Kern County Sheriff's deputies avoided prison time Monday for stealing and selling marijuana that was seized during drug busts. Logan August and Derrick Penney were sentenced Monday to three years' probation for the charge of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute marijuana, according to the U.S. attorney office in Fresno.