Governor Gavin Newsom
Solvang, CA. Delays Ruling on Whether To Permit Recreational Pot Sales
Officials in Solvang will seek more input from law enforcement.
February 16, 2023
California Lawmaker Introduces Cannabis Cafe Bill
A California lawmaker has introduced legislation to permit the state’s licensed cannabis consumption lounges to serve freshly prepared food and drink and host live events.
February 8, 2023
Earthquake Rocks California’s Famed Emerald Triangle
A 6.4 earthquake shook Humboldt County early on Tuesday morning, leading to two deaths and nearly a dozen injuries in California’s infamous cannabis-growing region.
December 22, 2022
Newsom Signs Bill Protecting California Workers Who Smoke Off-the-Clock
The measure was one of several marijuana-related bills signed by governor Newsom.
September 19, 2022
Amid Record-Breaking Heat Wave, California Officials Urge Growers to Save Power
California’s efforts to save its residents from rolling blackouts continues to heat up, with dire warnings from officials including the state’s Department of Cannabis Control.
September 7, 2022
California Lawmakers Pass Bill Protecting Workers’ Off-Duty Cannabis Use
California lawmakers have approved a bill to protect the employment of workers who use cannabis.
August 31, 2022
California Governor Vetoes Bill Authorizing Safe Injection Sites
California Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed legislation that would have authorized the establishment of safe injection sites to prevent drug overdoses.
August 23, 2022
California Lawmakers Approve Bill Authorizing Safe Consumption Sites
The California Senate passed a bill this week allowing four local jurisdictions to operate overdose prevention centers—sites that allowed people to use illicit drugs in a safe, medically supervised location.
August 4, 2022
Is California’s Cultivation Tax Cut Too Little, Too Late?
Businesses respond to California’s cannabis cultivation tax cut which took effect last week.
July 8, 2022
California BIPOC Cannabis Operators Rally in Sacramento for Tax Relief
A group of BIPOC cannabis business owners gathered on the steps of the California capitol to protest high pot taxes and call for changes to the state’s social equity rules.
June 6, 2022