Police reports – San Mateo Daily Journal

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Police reportsSan Mateo Daily JournalSomeone was playing loud music on Matsonia Drive, it was reported at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday, July 26. Arrest. A 21-year-old woman from San Mateo was arrested for providing false identification to an officer and was served with a DMV license suspension … Read the full article at: Police reports – San Mateo Daily Journal

County crops increase to $135M – San Mateo Daily Journal

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County crops increase to $135MSan Mateo Daily JournalThat growers use cannabis to achieve economic sustainability as an operation, and keep producing what are traditional San Mateo County crops,” Crowder said. Crowder reassured marijuana isn’t going to displace other staples grown outdoors, because … Read the full article at: County crops increase to 5M – San Mateo Daily Journal

Berkeley man gets 34 years to life for human trafficking – SFGate

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SFGateBerkeley man gets 34 years to life for human traffickingSFGateREDWOOD CITY (BCN). A 29-year-old Berkeley man was sentenced today in a Redwood City courtroom to 34 years to life following a conviction for trafficking a minor, San Mateo County prosecutors said. Between at least Oct. 1 and Dec. 10, 2015, Matthew …and more » Read the full article at: Berkeley …

SF Planning Commission calls for moratorium on new medical marijuana dispensaries – KTVU San Francisco

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KTVU San FranciscoSF Planning Commission calls for moratorium on new medical marijuana dispensariesKTVU San FranciscoThe district has been particularly attractive to cannabis providers in part because it borders San Mateo County, where there is a full ban on dispensaries, and has easy freeway access. “We know it’s a stopgap measure, but we’re under siege here,” said …and more » …

County sees green in cannabis cultivation – Half Moon Bay Review

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Half Moon Bay ReviewCounty sees green in cannabis cultivationHalf Moon Bay ReviewCannabis opportunities might grow on the Coastside as the state prepares to issue cultivation licenses at the start of 2018. In the meantime, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is seeking a local ordinance for indoor and greenhouse cultivation, … Read the full article at: County sees …

SF may stunt growth of cannabis industry ahead of legalization – San Francisco Examiner

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San Francisco ExaminerSF may stunt growth of cannabis industry ahead of legalizationSan Francisco ExaminerSan Francisco may ban new medical marijuana dispensaries in one working-class neighborhood or adopt a citywide moratorium on all new ones, just months before legal sales of recreational marijuana will begin. Supervisor Ahsha Safai introduced on May 2 … Read the full article at: SF …

Coastal pot grows welcomed – San Mateo Daily Journal

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Coastal pot grows welcomedSan Mateo Daily JournalReady to embrace the prospect of a green-tinted gold rush along the coastside’s rich agricultural lands, San Mateo County lawmakers agreed to proceed with allowing commercial greenhouse marijuana growing in unincorporated communities — what some … Read the full article at: Coastal pot grows welcomed – San Mateo Daily Journal

County gets update on pot laws – San Mateo Daily Journal

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County gets update on pot lawsSan Mateo Daily JournalBordered by the coast and Bayfront, San Mateo County’s diversity is marked by lush agricultural lands as well as dense high-tech employment centers. And there are already varying regulations in place across the 21 cities and unincorporated areas making … Read the full article at: County gets update on pot laws …

Redwood City opting for restrictive pot rules – San Mateo Daily Journal

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Redwood City opting for restrictive pot rulesSan Mateo Daily JournalWhile Belmont, Colma and San Mateo have already opted not to allow cannabis businesses, at least four other cities, among them Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City and Woodside, have adopted interim bans with the intent to do further research, … Read the full article at: Redwood City opting for …

Two additional charges for man accused of fatal 101 crash – San Mateo Daily Journal

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Two additional charges for man accused of fatal 101 crashSan Mateo Daily JournalA Gilroy man charged with killing a woman with his vehicle on Highway 101 was charged with possession of marijuana for sale and sale of marijuana Monday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors filed these misdemeanor … Read the full article at: Two …

Smoking Bud At the Wheel is (Kind Of) Legal in California – Cannabis Now Media (press release) (registration)

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Cannabis Now Media (press release) (registration)Smoking Bud At the Wheel is (Kind Of) Legal in CaliforniaCannabis Now Media (press release) (registration)California’s DUI laws already outlaw cannabis intoxication at the wheel, and Prop 64 (the state’s recently adopted adult use legalization law) explicitly bans “open containers” of marijuana in a moving car. But two state legislators say a loophole in …California’s …

Legislators Seek Ban on Pot Smoking While Driving – SF Weekly

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SF WeeklyLegislators Seek Ban on Pot Smoking While DrivingSF WeeklyJerry Hill (D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties) and Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) introduced Senate Bill 65, which would ban smoking cannabis while driving. Created with support from Santa Clara District Attorney Jeff Rosen, SB 65 … Read the full article at: Legislators Seek Ban on Pot Smoking While …

Bill bans cannabis use while driving – The Mercury News

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The Mercury NewsBill bans cannabis use while drivingThe Mercury NewsJerry Hill, D-San Mateo, who introduced the bill on Thursday with Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell. “With New Year’s Eve approaching, it’s important to remind Californians that impaired driving can be deadly,” said Hill, in a prepared statement.California bill aims to ban marijuana use while drivingSacramento Beeall 8 news articles » …

Finance & Investment in the Cannabis Industry – Webinar – Crowdfund Insider

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Crowdfund InsiderFinance & Investment in the Cannabis Industry – WebinarCrowdfund InsiderLarry Bedard, MD, FACEP • Partner with California Emergency Physicians • Physician, St. Mary’s Hospital in San Francisco and San Mateo General Hospital • Member, American College of Emergency Physicians oPresident1996-1997 • Member, EMTALA …and more » Read the full article at: Finance & Investment in the Cannabis Industry – …

County, investors not ready for cannabis on Coastside – Half Moon Bay Review

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County, investors not ready for cannabis on CoastsideHalf Moon Bay ReviewIn keeping with its circumspect approach toward licensing commercial cannabis for recreational use, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors last week approved a 45-day moratorium on the outdoor cultivation and commercial and industrial use of … Read the full article at: County, investors not ready for cannabis on …