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    Greetings from newly legal recreational CA!

    We have a new law in Oakland, CA that's revolutionary! YouTube
  2. Ron Strider

    Canadian Cannabis Grower Aurora Heads To Europe

    A Canadian marijuana maker is set to sell cannabis in several European countries after striking a deal with Denmark's biggest tomato producer. Aurora Cannabis is partnering with Alfred Pedersen & Son to produce cannabis for medical use in Europe. The greenhouses used for tomatoes can be...
  3. Ron Strider

    California Unleashes A Massive Market For Legal Cannabis

    In the cold, breezy desert of California one minute after midnight, January 1, 2018, Cathedral City Care Collective had its first customer, and a promise made in 2016 got fulfilled. California's marijuana legalization initiative, Prop 64, originally passed by voters on the November 2016 ballot...
  4. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Stocks Soar As California Legalizes Recreational Pot

    Companies in the cannabis industry have added nearly $2 billion. in value since California dispensaries started to legally sell recreational marijuana on Jan. 1. Heartened by the reportedly long lines outside Californian dispensaries and a possible wave of legalization in other states, shares...
  5. Ron Strider

    CA: Recreational Marijuana Is Legal. But Smoking In Public And Driving Stoned Are Not

    As Los Angeles moves toward allowing the sale of recreational marijuana, joining cities across the state in the newly legal enterprise, police here offered a stern word of caution. Yes, recreational pot will be legal to sell (and buy, and consume, and cultivate). But there are limits. And the...
  6. Ron Strider

    California Launches Legal Sale Of Cannabis For Recreational Use

    California will launch the world's largest regulated commercial market for recreational marijuana on Monday, as dozens of newly licensed stores catering to adults who enjoy the drug for its psychoactive effects open for business up and down the state. It becomes the sixth U.S. state, and by...
  7. Ron Strider

    Will Michigan Legalize Marijuana In 2018? A Vote Is Likely

    Will 2018 be the year Michiganders legalize pot? As long lines for the pungent product form Tuesday on the west coast – here at home, appears residents are gearing up for a vote on the issue of marijuana for recreational use on Tuesday, November 6. In case you missed it, organizers of a...
  8. Ron Strider

    CA: City Of Shasta Lake Celebrates The New Year With Legalized Marijuana

    Recreational marijuana can now be sold legally to adults 21 years or older who have a valid photo ID in California. A sense of activity was going on in the City of Shasta Lake to celebrate not just the new year, but the legalization of recreational marijuana. The town is one of the few...
  9. Ron Strider

    Recreational Pot Sales Roll Out In California With Celebratory 'Blunts' & Big Crowds

    Legal sale of recreational marijuana began in California on Monday with fanfare, and some anxiety. Companies began selling pot in a relatively small number of businesses Monday, with more expected to join in the coming days and weeks. The state has issued dozens of permits for retailers to...
  10. Ron Strider

    New Reports Rank Summit County 10th In Colorado's Recreational Marijuana Sales

    A newly released state data dump shows that little ol' Summit County stands second-to-none among its Colorado High Country peers – and 10th overall across the state – when it comes to recreational marijuana retail. The Cannabist, a marijuana-focused publication by The Denver Post, first...
  11. Ron Strider

    88 California Shops Have Licenses To Sell Retail Marijuana

    Anticipation is high – if Southern Californians can find a place to buy pot when it becomes legal for recreational use on January 1. As of Sunday afternoon, officials had issued 88 licenses statewide for adult use marijuana retailers, according to Alex Traverso, a spokesman for the state's...
  12. Ron Strider

    CA: What To Expect When Recreational Marijuana Goes On Sale On Jan. 1

    Recreational marijuana is scheduled to go on sale at licensed stores in California on January 1st, or shortly thereafter, depending on the location. Here's what you need to know about buying and using so-called "adult use" cannabis. Q: Where can I buy recreational marijuana? A: You'll...
  13. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Sellers Plan Big Parties As California Pot Legalization Begins

    Live music. Free T-shirts. A "Fweedom" celebration with mystery prize boxes worth up to $500, and a shot at a behind-the-scenes tour. Marijuana legalization arrives Monday in California with lots of hoopla, but only a handful of cities will initially have retail outlets ready to sell...
  14. Ron Strider

    CA: Does It Make Financial Sense To Keep Your Medical Marijuana Card After Jan. 1

    Starting New Year's Day, adults no longer will need a doctor's recommendation to legally buy marijuana in California. But don't throw out that medical marijuana card just yet. Depending on how much cannabis you consume, it might make sense to remain a medical marijuana customer instead of...
  15. Ron Strider

    California Set For New Year's Buzz With Recreational Marijuana Sales

    California adults not content to ring in the New Year with the traditional fizz of champagne can look forward to celebrating with the buzz of marijuana, purchased for the first time from state-licensed retailers of recreational pot. Dozens of newly authorized marijuana stores are due to open...
  16. Ron Strider

    The Year Ahead In Pot - The Marijuana Issues We're Watching In 2018

    The past year has been a pivotal one for pot policy. A record high 64 percent of Americans supported legalizing marijuana for recreational use, according to a 2017 Gallup Poll, which means the U.S. will likely see more states jumping online in the coming year. Recreational marijuana now is...
  17. Ron Strider

    CA: Only One Business In Monterey County Ready For Recreational Cannabis In 2018

    You can buy recreational cannabis starting on Jan. 1, 2018, but finding a place to buy it will be difficult. As of Tuesday, the state of California had only issued 27 temporary licenses to dispensaries, and six of the licenses went to businesses on the Central Coast. Marijuana stores in...
  18. Ron Strider

    Nevada's Recreational Marijuana Market Hits $38M, Soars Past Colorado

    Nevada's recreational marijuana industry hit a new high, selling more than $37.9 million in October. The state has earned nearly $20 million in marijuana tax revenue since the adult-use market launched in July. "We are pretty on target with projections, maybe a little over," Department of...
  19. Ron Strider

    High Time In Nevada: Our Top Stories About Pot In 2017

    The Silver State went green in 2017, becoming the fifth state to have legal recreational marijuana sales in the U.S. Of all the eight states, and Washington, D.C., to have legalized recreational marijuana since 2014, the Silver State bravely turned around the fastest sales following its 2016...
  20. Ron Strider

    CA: Pot Dispensary Found In Port Hueneme Weeks Before It Becomes Legal

    Port Hueneme police uncovered an illegal marijuana dispensary 10 days before the City Council decided to allow recreational and medicinal marijuana dispensaries. David Marruffo, 40, of Oxnard, was arrested in connection with selling marijuana out of the smoke shop he owned at 213 E. Channel...