Marijuana and money.

The yellow-and-blue signs urging voters to pass El Dorado County’s five cannabis-related ordinances this November ultimately worked, according to the county’s most recent unofficial election results. El Dorado County, located in east-central California, stretches from Folsom Lake to Lake Tahoe. As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, Measures N, P, Q, R and S were well on…

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National Expungement Fair 2018

With cannabis stocks, investment, and legal initiatives rising around the country, the demand for skilled workers is about to soar. This week, a nationwide series of free legal clinics aims to meet that demand, and start repairing past harms, by helping on-the-record cannabis veterans get back in business. During the week of October 20 —…

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Recreational cannabis cookies.

Entrepreneurs in 29 states who have been growing, testing and selling marijuana are now wondering: will President Trump’s Attorney General really divert resources from justice department priorities like stopping terrorism and dismantling gangs, to shut down neighborhood pot shops? These businesses have been operating under the Cole Memorandum which kept the Justice Department from prosecuting…

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Marijuana diversity.

Compared with a year ago, times may seem tough for those banking on the legalization of marijuana. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has raised “serious questions” about legalization, appears less friendly to the cannabis industry than his predecessor. Even after the District of Columbia permitted recreational use of the drug in 2015, arrests in the…

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