Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Dime. World Anti-Doping Agency Will Review Cannabis Ban Next Year On September 15th, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced plans to review its … [Read more...] about The Dime: 9/17/2021
Photo courtesy of Jackie McGowan. On Sept. 14th, California will hold a recall election in an attempt to replace Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. Among 46 candidates is a California native and devoted cannabis advocate, Jacqueline McGowan. Within the past seven years, McGowan has worked in cannabis policy, consulting and lobbying. This gives her a deeper understanding … [Read more...] about Jackie McGowan’s Pursuit to Govern
California officials agree to left restrictions on the retail sale of hemp products. Photo credit: LightFieldStudios. After years of anticipation, November of 2016 became a historical month for thousands of weed enthusiasts across the Golden State. It's the year that voters approved Proposition 64 or the Control, Regulate, and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA). In other … [Read more...] about California Lifts Hemp Retail Ban, but why did it Take so Long?
Photo credit: Lady Buds Movie.com In November 2016, more than 50 million Americans welcomed adult-use cannabis as voters in Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada and California approved recreational weed. All eyes were on California, the world’s fifth largest economy, and home to the largest consumer market in the U.S. Here, voters approved Proposition 64, which legalized … [Read more...] about “Big Guys vs. the Little Women:” Lady Buds Explores California’s Post-Legal Industry
1st Lady of the West Coast and owner of the Black Girl Magic strain. Photo credit: 1st Lady. Some are born great; some achieve greatness; and then others have greatness thrust upon them, like one California native, who refers to herself as the 1st Lady of the West Coast. She made history in 2016 by becoming the first woman of color to create her own exclusive strains of … [Read more...] about 1st Lady of the West Coast is First Black Woman to own Line of Strains