Category Archives: dispensary

Gang members sought for series of Bay Area marijuana shop robberies

(surveillance footage obtained by Oakland Police Department) Oakland law officials have arrested several members of an East Oakland gang connected to a series of legal cannabis dispensary robberies, reports the East Bay Times. According to police, the Oakland Police Department’s Ceasefire Unit on Thursday seized nearly 100 pounds of marijuana in a number of arrests […]

Massachusetts set to begin recreational marijuana sales

Two years after legalizing recreational marijuana, Massachusetts will finally begin selling cannabis to the public on Tuesday. The state’s first two retail marijuana shops will be open for business Tuesday at 8 a.m., MassLive.com reports. Customers 21 years and older will be able to purchase recreational cannabis with a valid government-issued photo ID. Individuals are […]

Facebook now allows verification for legal marijuana businesses

Facebook is finally deciding to play nice with pages related to cannabis. The social media website lifted its ban on marijuana-related businesses last week, allowing legal companies to obtain official verifications and appear in user searches, reports Forbes. Facebook will now list cannabis businesses that have received verification from the system. Businesses and organizations are […]

Former Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joins cannabis company MedMen

(Via Flickr.com/neontommy) Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is trading in politics for greener pastures. Villaraigosa was named to the board of directors for the publicly traded cannabis company MedMen, reports KTLA News. “Few people understand Los Angeles and our home state better than Mayor Villaraigosa,” said MedMen Co-founder and CEO Adam Bierman in a […]

Cypress Hill’s B-Real opens cannabis shop in Los Angeles

Rapper B-Real in character as Dr. Greenthumb. After decades of writing songs about getting stoned, B-Real is finally selling legal cannabis. The member of hip-hop group Cypress Hill on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of the Dr. Greenthumb Dispensary in the San Fernando Valley suburb of Sylmar, reports CBS Los Angeles. B-Real is part owner […]