A resident of Mexico has been charged in Shasta County for conspiracy to grow marijuana with the intent to distribute it and damage to public lands and natural resources, according to the Department of Justice.
The Grover Beach City Council approved updates to its cannabis permits, allowing four medical marijuana retailers to also sell recreational pot. 805 Beach Breaks will likely start selling recreational this week.
San Luis Obispo County issued its first marijuana permit to West Coast Organix, seemingly unaware the owner, Daniel McMonegal, faces federal charges. But the cannabis dispensary cannot operate without getting a business license first.
Northern California brewery Lagunitas is making a sparkling water called Hi-Fi Hops that's infused with cannabis. It'll be available at select marijuana dispensaries in late July. This is the first Lagunitas beverage to contain THC.
The owner of the first marijuana business permitted by San Luis Obispo County, West Coast Organix, was indicted on federal drug and money laundering charges in a nationwide sting of vendors accused of using the dark web to exchange illegal goods for Bitcoins.
SLO County will not pursue an urgency ordinance to ban industrial hemp after the Board of Supervisors heard public comment in support of the industry at its meeting on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in San Luis Obispo, California.
The Arroyo Grande City Council voted to allow state-licensed medical marijuana delivery services to make deliveries in the city, but it won't allow Elite Care, the first locally-permitted service, to keep its warehouse in the city.
Elite Care Enterprises in Arroyo Grande was the first medical marijuana business to be permitted in San Luis Obispo County, but its state cannabis license was revoked. The City Council will discuss the issue Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
Cal Poly SLO students Ted Fitzgerald and Conor Stephen have gathered nearly 3,000 signatures from students and faculty members in support of an agricultural pilot program to research industrial hemp at the San Luis Obispo, CA, university.
NIDA's Dr. Marilyn Huestis discusses new research, which used the most sophisticated driving simulator of its kind to mirror real-life situations. Results showed that marijuana use impairs one measure of driving performance.
SLO, California, held a workshop on a potential cannabis business tax measure to be put before voters on the November 2018 ballot. San Luis Obispo may propose a marijuana tax rate capped at 10 percent.
San Luis Obispo County voters will decide on a cannabis industry tax of 4 percent, with the potential to increase that rate by 2 percent annually each year, starting in 2020. The Board of Supervisors would have the ability to increase the tax rate up to 10 percent.