In the past three years, the City of El Monte has issued licenses to 11 marijuana businesses – retailers, distributors, and cultivators. Just four of them had opened by the end of FY 2023.
Since legalizing cannabis in the City, El Monte has dedicated cannabis sales tax revenue towards the creation of youth programs combatting substance abuse.
Days after Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a psychedelic decriminalization bill, the City of Eureka in Humboldt County has passed one of its own.
Portland, Oregon took the #1 spot nationally, followed by Denver, Colorado.
California voters weighed in on over two dozen local cannabis measures last Tuesday.
California voters will weigh in on over two dozen local cannabis measures this November.
As a scathing new series by the Los Angeles Times documents, there is now more illegal cannabis being grown in California than ever before; the black market is more dangerous than ever before; people and lands are being exploited; and public corruption has reached new depths.
Cities and counties across the state will give voters the option to legalize commercial marijuana markets this November, potentially creating up to 150 new licenses.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a measure that urges local police to make entheogenic plants “the lowest priority” for enforcement and requests that city resources “
Brentwood, which prohibits commercial cannabis, has seen a rise in illegal home cannabis grows. That's not the case in Antioch where pot businesses are legal.