Water Thieves are Compromising California's Water Supplies
Theft by illegal marijuana grow operations is straining California's already dwindling water supplies and endangering local communities as authorities lock hydrants and restrict access to water sources.
California Pot Farms Stink (Literally), Say Neighbors
Officials overseeing cannabis implementation are having to deal with residents’ complaints that the smell from marijuana operations is overwhelming.
Denver to Raise Sales Tax on Marijuana to Double Funds for Affordable Housing
As Denver continues to grow, the cost of housing in the city remains high for many. In response, the city plans to build 6,000 affordable units over the next five years.
Los Angeles to Consider Public Bank for Housing and Cannabis
Voters will decide in November on the creation of a cannabis-friendly, publicly owned bank to invest in affordable housing.
San Francisco's Vision for Seismic and Social Resilience
The progressive city hopes to integrate economic, community, and climate resiliency measures in future projects.
Cannabis Company Buys Tiny California Town
Purchased for $5 million, Nipton, California is slated to become "the country’s first energy-independent, cannabis-friendly hospitality destination."
San Francisco Creates 'Office of Cannabis'
A "one-stop shop" for marijuana businesses will open in time for the statewide legalization of the industry this January.
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