Many 2016 Emerald Cup winners disqualified for pesticides

The Emerald Cup has brought an audience of tens of thousands to the Sonoma County fairgrounds each of the last four years, and the...

The Year in Cannabis News: What’s to Come in 2017?

Pot's biggest year ever: Where we've come from, where we're headed

Recent Study Says Marijuana Won’t Lower Teen I.Q.

Does pot make teens dumb? Scientists ask why they're smoking in the first place.

Atty. General nominee major buzzkill for pot industry?

Will attorney general nom harsh the pro-legalization vibe? Not if California has a say.

Petaluma reacts to legal cannabis

Petaluma takes a wait-and-see approach to cannabis

Legalized Marijuana Wins Big on Election Night

Legalized marijuana are uniting American voters, even if the presidential election isn't

10 Things That Might Surprise You About Prop 64

How will you vote on Prop 64 this November? Before you answer, do you really know what’s actually in the 62-page proposition? It’s a lot...

A look at Proposition 64- Should marijuana be legalized in California?

California voters, who were the first in the nation to legalize marijuana for medical use two decades ago, will now decide whether to join...

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‘Trimmigrants’ Are Looking For Easy Summer Work; Some Marijuana Growers Are Looking For Something...

In the Emerald Triangle, a lot of money can be made as a seasonal trimmer on marijuana farms during the late summer harvest. But for young women, the risks are high, and sexual abuse is common.

10 Things That Might Surprise You About Prop 64

How will you vote on Prop 64 this November? Before you answer, do you really know what’s actually in the 62-page proposition? It’s a lot...
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Legal Doesn’t Mean Safe: Fatal Car Accidents Rise in States With Legal Marijuana

The AAA safety foundation recently released a report that found a strong correlation between states with legalized marijuana and an increase in fatal car accidents.

Did a Russian River pot grower overstep?

That's the question a Sonoma County Superior Court judge may face as the case of three West County pot growers begins.

Trimmigrants headed to the Emerald Triangle for harvest season

Editor's Note: Marijuana Empire is a Press Democrat blog about the booming business opportunities and evolving medical marijuana culture in Northern California. PD Staff writer...

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Philly smoke sesh busted with 22 arrests. Bummer.

The war on drugs rages on. Californians roll their eyes.