Articles By Garrett Bergthold

California

California: Donated Cannabis May Get a Tax Break

Proposition 64 squashed the cost-free cannabis system at the heart of the medical cannabis movement. If signed, a bill on the governor's desk would reverse that.

Business

Cannabis Businesses Must Adhere to Federal Employment Laws, Appeals Court Says

The court found that federal minimum wage and overtime laws apply even to businesses that break federal law.

California

California Aims to Lift the Burden on Legal Cannabis Businesses

One effort would ease tax bills; another would help with banking. Together they send a national signal.

California

Cannabis for Animals? California Might Allow Veterinarians to Do More Than Talk About It

A bill that would allow them to recommend cannabis has taken a big step forward, with a compromise requiring research.