The Rise of Black Market Marijuana

The rise of black market marijuana

The illicit market of cannabis has existed for a while. Back in 2016, it was proposed that the legalization of marijuana would help drive down the illicit market since people would be able to buy without fear of criminalization. Thus, Prop 64 was passed with high hopes. With this, it was extremely surprising to see […]

Weedmap’s Uprooted Documentary on California Cannabis

Weedmap's uprooted documentary on california cannabis

A big fan of documentaries? A big fan of weed? Knock two birds with one stone by watching a documentary about cannabis. In case you weren’t aware, Weedmaps released a documentary on the history of cannabis within California. Weedmap’s Uprooted Documentary on California Cannabis focuses on its journey to legalization, the medical aspect to weed, […]

3 Cannabis News for California 2022

3 cannabis news for california 2022

As we move forward into this new year, there’s a lot coming up in the cannabis world. As a cannabis fan and supporter, it’s important to stay aware of any upcoming changes or events involving your favorite herb. Here are 3 cannabis news for California 2022 you should be aware of. These include several different […]

California Cannabis Businesses Angry Over Tax Raise

California cannabis businesses angry over tax raise

California cannabis businesses angry over tax raise may cause a disruption in our cannabis market. Many cannabis operators are frustrated and tired of trying to compete with illegal cannabis markets while paying growing taxes. As a result, many businesses are considering taking matters into their own hands. Some are even suggesting their own “California Weed […]

3 Ways Illegal Cannabis Hurts Wildlife

3 ways illegal cannabis hurts wildlife

California wildlife may be in great trouble and danger thanks to the illegal cannabis market. Despite the legalization of Prop 64, which proposed the end of the black cannabis market, the illegal cannabis business is still quite prevalent in California. Many cities are still working hard at solving this issue. For example, in Costa Mesa, […]

Costa Mesa Addresses Illegal Cannabis Markets

Costa mesa addresses illegal cannabis markets

Back in 2016, Prop 64 was passed. This proposition legalized the possession, use, and sale of recreational cannabis to adults 21 and over. The idea of high tax revenue earnings and the eventual disappearance of the illegal cannabis market served as motivation to pass the prop. Unfortunately, illegal markets are still very much present in […]

Illegal Marijuana Farms in California Deserts

Illegal marijuana farms in california deserts

The cannabis black market continues to function in California, even though marijuana is legalized. Since Proposition 64 passed back in 2016, marijuana and the retail sale of it have been legal. Yet, the illegal sale of marijuana continues to prevail, especially in the High Desert area of California. These hot, desolate areas work well for […]

Cannabis Farmers Protest in Sonoma County

Cannabis farmers protest in sonoma county

Cannabis workers in Sonoma County participated in a protest in early September. The cannabis workers and their allies gathered outside of the Board of Supervisors’ office in Santa Rosa. They were there to protest cannabis cultivation regulations, along with cannabis taxes. These new implementations are a result of the tension between the neighborhoods and cannabis […]

Oregon: Too Pot to Handle

Too pot to handle

In 2014 Oregon made history with three other states by legalizing recreational marijuana for adult use. Alaska did so the same year as Colorado and Washington doing so in 2012. The prohibition had finally begun to let up in many areas of the country. Medical marijuana was on the rise with many states legalizing medical […]

Are People Still Buying Cannabis from Drug Dealers?

With 11 states legalizing weed for recreational use and 21 with medical use on the books, marijuana seems to be high on everyone’s mind these days. The landscape out there is a far cry from what it was less than a decade ago with Colorado and Washington becoming the first two states to legalize pot […]