• Cannabis Companies Want Access to Covid-19 Financial Help

    Cannabis businesses have been deemed essential in some states, including California, but their operations remain federally illegal. Industry leaders and some members of Congress are highlighting that dichotomy and appealing for cannabis businesses to have access to emergency funding and other avenues of financial assistance. They say those operations, too, are navigating uncertainty, furloughing workers, closing facilities and facing potential financial […]

  • How smoking, vaping and drug use might increase risks from Covid-19

    (CNN) — Earlier this month, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its Covid-19 recommendations to specifically target older adults and people with serious underlying medical conditions. They labeled this group as “higher risk.” However, another group of people could be particularly vulnerable to Covid-19 and hasn’t received as much attention: people who smoke, vape or have […]

  • Deputies Seized 233 Tons of Marijuana from Illegal Grows in Hemet in 2019

    Sheriff’s officials Sunday said they seized 233 tons of marijuana in 2019 as a result of their yearlong effort to crack down on illegal marijuana grows in Hemet. Deputies from the sheriff’s Hemet Station served nearly 250 search warrants related to illegal marijuana cultivation last year, leading to the seizure and destruction of about 280,000 […]

  • US officially raises the tobacco buying age to 21

    A new law in the United States that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 is now in effect, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. Last week, President Donald Trump signed the new minimum age into law as part of a sweeping spending bill. On Friday, the FDA noted on its website that […]

  • Two Arrested for Marijuana Cultivation in Riverside County

    On Monday, members of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s Marijuana Enforcement Team served a search warrant at a large-scale, illegal marijuana grow in the 34000 block of Olive Avenue in unincorporated Winchester. During the service, approximately 1904 immature plants were eradicated, 4,168 pounds of processed marijuana was collected, and 13 weapons were confiscated. 30-year old […]

  • California Cannabis Industry Sending SOS to State Leaders

    About 170 years after California’s gold rush came the promise of the green rush. California’s legalization of cannabis for adult recreational use was expected to be massive. In 2016, industry investors claimed sales could top $6.5 billion by 2020. And as 2019 comes to a close, California is indeed home to the world’s largest cannabis market, […]

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