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Cannabis plants used at Oaksterdam University to give students hands-on cultivation training. Oaksterdam is preparing to offer new classes to teach businesses and physicians about the new regulations. Photo by Nate Sheidlower.

Cannabis industry in limbo as California ends pot prohibition

With the passage of Proposition 64 on the November 8 ballot, and new statewide medical cannabis regulations about to be implemented, California state regulators get to spend the next 13 months establishing all the rules...
Marijuana plants growing at Oaksterdam University.

How Oakland became ground zero for the legal-cannabis argument: a public tour through Oaksterdam

Over the past 15 years Oakland has become the the epicenter of a national conversation about the legalization, taxation and regulation of marijuana. How did this happen? It started with the coalescing of an open-minded...
This list shows the more than 300 parties interested in growing and selling cannabis in Oakland. They will receive instruction on how to apply for a cultivation permit once the process is finalized. Photo by Kevin Fixler.

City Council to decide fate of marijuana farm permits tonight

Now that the ash has settled on California’s latest marijuana ballot initiatives, Oakland’s industrial cannabis policy—the nation’s first—can move forward, beginning with the city council’s meeting tonight.