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California lawmakers launch cannabis ad campaign to hinder black market activity

“Get #weedwise” encourages California’s cannabis consumers to visit licensed and regulated stores that only stock lab-tested bud and plant-based extracts
Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial July 15, 2019

California’s illicitly-operating cannabis market is not losing momentum, despite the fact that the plant has been legalized for recreational purposes statewide since January 1, 2018. In an attempt to...

Weedmaps to California cannabis bureau: You cant police us

Weedmaps to California cannabis bureau: You can’t police us

March 15, 2018

Weedmaps, a longtime cannabis advertiser that posts map listings of dispensaries on their website, has told California's cannabis czar she does not have the authority to punish them for listing unlicensed...

Pictured:  An illegal grow site in California

Thousands of illegal grows in California could attract federal intervention

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen October 4, 2017

According to state officials, 70 percent of all illegal cannabis crops seized by federal, state and local law enforcement in the nation originated in California. It was estimated the state produced...

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