High Times & High Stakes of California’s Legal Weed

Opinion by Joe Mathews California’s 2018 transition to legal marijuana contains a mind-bending paradox: Ending prohibitions on marijuana is going to require an awful lot of aggressive law enforcement. On Jan. 1, California will not merely be...

Politics 101: Will Olivier Play More Tricks With Marijuana?

UPDATE: Friday, Sept. 22, 8:09 a.m. The Fresno City Council delivered a split decision Thursday on implementing marijuana options made possible by the passage of Proposition 64 last year. The council affirmed an earlier decision to reject recreational ma...

Fresno Bans Commercial Pot Sales

While the state of California and Fresno voters have legalized recreational marijuana, it will not be commercially grown or sold in the city. The city council voted 4-3 in favor to ban commercial growing, selli...