Cannabis news roundup

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Major changes in Oakland pot regulations ... Cannabis at the gym ... What’s in your vape pen? ... Woody Harrelson, Grateful Dead ... and more. 

Oakland passes War on Drugs equity program ... Oakland’s past mayor wants to open a dispensary ... Breast milk and cannabis studied ... and more. 

New attorney general dubious about legalization ... Tribal law doesn’t extend to cannabis cup ... Can California’s electric grid handle increased indoor grows? ... and more.

Will California be ready for “adult use” in January? ... Will Trump administration ignore pot? ... Cannabis treatment saves boy from institution ... Where to hide a nuclear bomb ... and more.

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State Assembly sees basket of bills ... Smokers gonna smoke ... Flow Kana buys fallow winery ... Another contamination report ...  What's a mother to do? ... and more. 

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Congress considers cannabis ... Marin blocks marijuana in county ... Dangerous pathogens found in medical cannabis ... Two conferences ... and more.

State not likely to meet 2018 start date for recreational sales ... Oakland diversity coalition examines industry rules ... Pot drive-thru shut down ... and more.

LEGISLATION

“No way” will California be ready for recreational pot, says state senator // Fresno Bee

“’Being blunt, there is no way the state of California can meet all of the deadlines before we go live on January 1, 2018,’” said Sen. Mike McGuire, D-Healdsburg. ‘We are building the regulatory system for a multibillion dollar industry from scratch.’”

Trump Administration could undo legalization moves ... State banking bill could help canna businesses ... Marijuana prices still dropping ... Can cows get high? ... and more.

Cannabis under the Trump Administration ... Oakland municipal bank idea might help dispensaries ... “I bribed the sheriff” ... and more.

“Buzzed driving” bill introduced ... Medical dispensaries prepare for recreational customers ... California working on banking fix ... Thousands of joints to be distributed at presidential inauguration ... and more.

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Murder for hire leads to marijuana charge ... Update on CBD classification ... Mexico importing medical cannabis from California ... Better golfing through cannabis ... and more.

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LEGISLATION

Advocacy group wants to know where Trump Administration will stand on marijuana legalization  // Vice.com

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California recreational cannabis laws could stall sales ... New restrictions on CBD ... Santa Rosa extraction firm now legal ... Petitions, Health, and more.

State treasurer explores “marijuana banking” ... Oregon at a standstill due to testing ... New ‘drugged driving” rules ... Meet the trimmigrants ... Cannabis and Cabernet considered ... and more.

Dark times expected with Attorney General pick ... Some dispensaries selling recreational cannabis ahead of 2018 ... LED lighting helps sustainable growers ... Emerald Cup, and more.

New Attorney General nominee raises concerns ... They’re coming for your guns, pot smokers ... Global leaders call for total decriminalization ... A possible solution to the cannabis banking problem ... and more.

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More clarification on Prop. 64 ... Oakland re-examines permits ... No smoking on UC campuses ... Warning for Californians driving to Nevada ... Business, Health, and more.

All you need to know about passage of Prop. 64 ... Marijuana at work? ... Better eye sight with pot ... and more.

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City of Oakland endorses Prop. 64 ... Parental concerns against Prop. 64 ... More towns enact temporary bans ... Israel prepares for Green Rush ... and more.  

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Berkeley Patients Group finally in the clear with Feds ... Cities move to slow legal cannabis ... Opposition to Prop. 64 includes Dennis Peron ... Nine states voting on cannabis ... U.S. pot smuggled to Mexico ... A 50-year-old musical warning ... and more.

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Fear of “drugged driving” if Prop. 64 passes ... San Jose changes the rules ... Cannabis helps Parkinson’s patients ... Ancient cannabis shroud discovered in grave ... Voter guide ...  and more.

LEGALIZATION & LEGISLATION

Growers in Calaveras County fear robberies after addresses published // abc10.com

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California nurses endorse Prop. 64 ... Oakland’s permit process stalls ... Will pot license save Amoeba Records? ... Pot and pregnancy ... and more.

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Attorney General: Marijuana not a gateway drug in opioid crisis ... Autumn is time for harvest, and violence ... Oakland wants to partner with new cannabis businesses ... What kids should know ... and more.

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Prop. 64 slips in poll ... Cannabis could come to Marin hospital ... Less marijuana for youth ... Newsom’s lone stand ... and more. 

COPS & COURTS

“Trends toward the negative” in Colorado after legalization // NBC Bay Area

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“Potalyzer” research at Stanford ... Prices collapse in Colorado ... Sex trafficking in Emerald Triangle ... Prop. 64 explained ... Opinion, history, and more. 

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DOJ can’t prosecute state-legal medical cannabis ... Prop. 64 ballot statements reined in ... Santa Rosa wants to be a player ... The thriving edibles gray market in Dolores Park ... How pot made “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” ... and more. 

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DEA delays consideration of pot reclassification ... White House wants to widen research ... Employers can fire medical users ... Should expectant mothers stop using cannabis? ... Opinion, health, and more.

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How Gavin Newsom convinced his wife to support pot legalization ... Nevada blocks California medical cards ... CBD useful to certain cancer patients ... Drinking cannabis ... and more.

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“Reverse fire sales” in Calaveras County ... New Berkeley dispensaries likely ... Want a job in the cannabis industry? ... and more.

LEGALIZATION & LEGISLATION

Marijuana tax would aide L.A. homeless // The Weed Blog

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