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California Schools May Allow Medical Cannabis on Campuses

SACRAMENTO — California schools will get to decide if parents can administer medical marijuana to their children on school campuses. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday he signed the legislation that reverses a current prohibition on cannabis within 1,000...

Program to Erase Old Pot Charges Aids 58 California Counties

SACRAMENTO — Every California county prosecutor can now use new technology to erase or reduce an estimated 220,000 old marijuana convictions after voters broadly legalized the drug in 2016. Six counties including Los Angeles and San Francisco earlier used t...
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Weedmaps to Stop Advertising Unlicensed Pot Businesses

LOS ANGELES — The major online pot shop directory and cannabis marketplace Weedmaps announced Wednesday that it will no longer allow black-market businesses to advertise on its site, a decision that could boost California's efforts to rein in its vast illegal ...
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California’s Legal Marijuana Watchdogs Are Stressed Out

The agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy for the nation's largest cannabis economy, an audit found. About two-thirds of the 219 staff pos...