Prison Becomes “Ocean Grown Extracts” Medical Marijuana operation 

BY RORY APPLETON rappleton@fresnobee.com The Coalinga City Council voted 4-1 on Thursday to immediately allow commercial marijuana cultivation within city limits. Councilman Ron Lander cast the lone no vote. The ordinances required a four-fifths majority to pass. The council also approved the sale of the city’s dormant prison, Claremont Custody…

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Jilly Bean Strain Review

By Sohum Shah, The Cannabist Staff Speakers of Romance languages toast to good health with “Salud” and “Salute.” In French, “santé” is used most often when clinging to glasses of cabernet, but it literally means “health,” making it an appropriate name for a marijuana store, elevated above the standard “wellness…

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Cannabis Industry’s Banking Woes – SOLVED!

Fans of financial legitimacy for pot businesses, rejoice! The Senate Appropriations Committee passed an amendment to the Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill today that would provide robust protection to financial institutions that opt to work with the cannabis industry, allowing cannabusinesses to open bank accounts, accept credit cards,…

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Patients and Neighbors Support Their Toronto Dispensaries | Protest Raids

As the government, police, justice system, and dispensaries continue their constitutional four-way, owners of said dispensaries are cautiously opening or reopening as the case may be, but this time with a little help from their patients and local neighbors. Patients have been holding stand-ins or ‘vape-ins’ at these local cannabis joints,…

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