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Stories related to: medical marijuana

State Government

California Senate Budget Committee Cracks Up Over Bureau Of 'Cannibals' Control

June 14, 2017 | Julia Mitric

Whether a Freudian slip or merely a typo, a legislative staff report on a piece of the California budget package drew laughter when in place of the word "cannabis," it said "cannibals."

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

How Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Will Adjust To Legalization Of Recreational Pot

March 9, 2017 | Ja'Nel Johnson

Beginning next year, state regulators will start handing out licenses for recreational marijuana stores. Will longstanding dispensaries that have sold cannabis to patients still be able to thrive?

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

Challenges May Be Ahead For Physicians Who Recommend Medical Marijuana

March 8, 2017 | Ja'Nel Johnson

Recreational marijuana use is now legal in California, and next year individuals will no longer need a recommendation from a doctor to buy it. How will physicians adjust when a recommendation is no longer needed?

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

City Of Sacramento Proposes Marijuana Fees In Anticipation Of Legal Business Increases

February 6, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

In the last year and a half, the City of Sacramento has received 900 requests for information about legally growing, cultivating or processing marijuana.

 Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

California Counts

Calaveras County Copes With Change After Influx of New Marijuana Growers

November 3, 2016 | Julia Mitric

People have grown marijuana quietly in Calaveras County for decades. But after the Butte fire word got out that Calaveras was the place to grow. Now long-time residents say a “green rush" fueled by outsiders is hurting their county.

Ben Bradford/Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Peter Hecht's 'The Silas Project'

June 1, 2016

Today on Insight, we'll talk with senior writer Peter Hecht. Hecht has been covering marijuana in California since voters passed Prop. 215, which allowed for the legal use of weed for medicine.

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