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Special Coverage: Cannabis

Sonomans deserve local access to cannabis

Over 14 months ago virtually two-thirds of the votes cast in the City of Sonoma were “yes” votes for Proposition 64, the cannabis legalization ballot measure – that’s twice as many “yes” as “no” votes.

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

10 stories that changed North Bay business in 2017

October wildfires, the launch of SMART and cannabis left indelible marks across the North Bay business landscape in 2017.

Will Sonoma merge onto the ‘inhalation superhighway’?

“Other locales have done this”… “it’s time for the City of Sonoma to catch up”… These were just two of the “if other towns are doing why can’t we?” observations on legalizing cannabis locally.

North Coast lawmakers, growers upset by change in laws on pot farm size

The state’s promise to limit outdoor farm size to 1 acre for five years was changed by the Department of Food and Agriculture.

Sonoma, Napa hospitality industries feel fires’ afterburn

Ripple effects from the wildfires threaten tourism-related businesses.

Pot's past, future honored at Emerald Cup

Sunday's awards ceremony capped the two-day gathering at the fairgrounds that attracted thousands of attendees.

Pot's past, future honored at Emerald Cup

Sunday's awards ceremony capped the two-day gathering at the fairgrounds that attracted thousands of attendees.

What's new at the Emerald Cup

The annual Emerald Cup is expected to draw 25,000 people to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds this weekend.

City Council keeps the lid on pot

City officials stand fast on cultivation, dispensaries, as California heads toward legalized sales

State releases cannabis rules, with no limit on farm sizes

The regulations will enable the state to begin issuing temporary licenses for cannabis businesses in January, when recreational sales become legal.

Sonoma still stalling on cannabis

When it comes to marijuana regulations, city needs to get off the pot

‘The Other Side of Cannabis’ to screen at Sebastiani on Nov. 12

R.I.S.K. sponsors Sonoma screening on Nov. 12

Sonoma City Council extends cannabis ban another year

The moratoriums cover the indoor and outdoor cultivation of both medicinal and recreational cannabis, as well as any commercial cannabis activities.

Constellation Brands buys stake in cannabis company

Alcohol giant Constellation Brands is making a foray into marijuana, a precedent-setting move for an industry that has mostly stayed on the sidelines during the cannabis boom.

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