The Alere DDS2 device is among the tools police departments across the state are testing to determine whether drivers are under the influence of drugs, which took on a new sense of urgency after voters legalized recreational marijuana in California in November.
Amanda Reiman, community relations manager for Flow Kana, which recently purchased the historic Fetzer winery property where the family got its start, on May 4, 2017 explains the company's vision for transforming the winery to a marijuana processing facility.
Joe Devlin, 39, former chief of staff for City Council Member Jay Schenirer, began work May 1 as the city’s first chief of cannabis policy and enforcement. He discusses challenges of regulating Sacramento’s commercial cannabis industry and keeping illegal operations out of neighborhoods.
Joe Devlin has been appointed as the Sacramento's first Chief of Cannabis Policy Enforcement. He will be the marijuana compliance manager for multiple city agencies licensing and overseeing dispensaries, commercial cultivators, manufacturers labs and delivery services.
Concerned about people ingesting far higher concentrations of psychoactive THC than they can tolerate, the state Department of Public Health proposes potency limits for marijuana chocolates, brownies and other foods. Cannabis manufacturers argue that many medical users need higher levels.
Indian tribes want to cash in on the marijuana industry, joining a growing list of states that have legalized pot. But they fear the Trump administration may move to block all states and tribes from selling the drug.
Former national spy chief James Clapper says millennials shouldn’t be treated with suspicion as potential leakers and warns that they are hard to recruit. One possible reason: Spy agencies have little tolerance for marijuana use, even if it’s legal.
Sacramento Police Department spokeswoman Linda Matthew describes the details of the shooting on the 5900 block of 68th Street Sunday. Two people are dead after an attempted home invasion on an illegal marijuana grow, Matthew said.