Sonoma County cannabis taxes on ballot could heighten competition

On March 7, Sonoma County voters decide whether to hit local cannabis businesses in unincorporated pockets of the county with annual tax up to...
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Your Legal Weed Is Safe For Now, California. Maybe.

States' rights versus federal enforcement? The new administration hasn't yet sent a clear message on weed.

Trump Admin to Crack Down on Legalized Pot?

Comments by the White House today shed light on possible federal enforcement of marijuana laws, despite states' votes

Workplace cannabis: What employers and employees need to know

Since the passage of Proposition 64 making recreational cannabis legal in California, there has been some confusion among employers as to whether they are...

Passport to Pot: Nevada Law Opens Doors To All

One-of-a-kind program lets out-of-state visitors buy medical cannabis -- but there’s a catch for Californians

New In 2017: Don’t Toke And Drive

Leave the pot at home if you're headed for a drive.

Petaluma cannabis regulations taking shape

Petaluma is gearing up to deal with legalization.

Feds Ruling on CBD Extracts Causes Widespread Worry

Do CBD producers and user need to be worried? Depends.

Supes ban rural residential pot grows 3-1 in Sonoma County

County Supes vote 3-1 against small-scale marijuana plots outside city limits.

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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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Are wine and weed on a collision course in the North Bay?

Can the North Bay's biggest agricultural industries find common ground? Caston thinks so.

High Art: You’ll feel stoned just looking at this

Trippy art winners of Natural Cannabis' yearly 'High Art' contest
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Philly smoke sesh busted with 22 arrests. Bummer.

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