Special Coverage: Cannabis

Botched Sonoma County pot home invasions appear to be related

Home-invasion robberies a month apart in Petaluma and Santa Rosa involve suspects from the East Coast.

Sonoma’s finest cookbook author meets Morocco’s finest brownie

This cannabis “fudge” recipe is an excerpt from Paula Wolfert’s first cookbook, “The Food of Morocco”

Kathleen Hill: Festival food shorts, Oscar nibbles and pot brownies

Here’s a special recipe from Alice B. Toklas along with other food news.

Convicted of a pot crime? County now says it could be tossed

The District Attorney revised office policy to begin initiating the reduction of cannabis convictions without a petition.

Sonoma County official: ‘We have failed’ to open cannabis industry to all

California is falling short in its effort to bring existing cannabis growers into the legal market.

The Spill: Wine news, March 2

Wine news from around the Valley. March 2

Who grows your pot? Sonoma County startup seeks organic cannabis labels

A Sonoma County startup, launched by part of the Straus dairy family of Marin County, sees value in organic marijuana certification.

Cannabis debit card comes to California

Colorado debit-card company CanPay works with a Denver credit union that handles cannabis transactions.

Convicted of a pot crime in California? You can fix that

District Attorney Jill Ravitch said her office doesn’t have the resources to follow San Francisco’s lead wiping out old marijuana convictions reclassified the voter-approved legalization of recreational cannabis.

Recreational pot sales begin in Santa Rosa

Cannabis connoisseurs and newcomers can now buy pot in Santa Rosa, and all they need is cash and proof they’re age 21 or older.

This man wants to turn the county into the business mecca for pot

Former SSU business dean William Silver is now CEO of cannabis manufacturing firm CannaCraft. It could mark a turning point as the cannabis industry seeks recognition as a mainstream business.

Strictly Business: Business news from around the Valley, Jan. 19

Another new Mexican restaurant opens in Sonoma, plus female leaders, cannabis sponsors, hiring and more

Reader Poll: Will you purchase cannabis, now that it’s legal?

Respondents to the Sonoma Index-Tribune poll on legalized cannabis were almost evenly split between pros and cons. Maybe they just can’t make up their minds.

Sonomans deserve local access to cannabis

Despite the clear message from the voters in 2016, Jon Early writes, the City of Sonoma is not alone in facing decision anxiety.

Instacart, new vet, pot resources and more

Strictly Business: our new name for business news from around the Valley, Jan. 12

The fuzzy science behind nabbing stoned drivers in Sonoma County

Sonoma County law enforcement can arrest people for driving high even with no set chemical limit for marijuana impairment.

Attorney general reopens federal cannabis prosecution

A new memo from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinds the Cole Memo of 2013 that deferred to states’ cannabis laws.

Recreational pot sales begin in Sonoma County

Sales of recreational cannabis began Monday at dispensaries in Cotati and Sebastopol.

Need your medical marijuana card after Jan. 1?

Starting New Year’s Day, a doctor’s recommendation won’t be required to legally buy cannabis in California. But don’t throw out that medical marijuana card just yet.

Sonoma holding breath on cannabis

Pot purveyor Jon Early is ready to roll, but city isn’t allowing sales

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