First sanctuary city for cannabis?
The Berkeley City Council voted this week to declare the city a sanctuary for recreational marijuana. The resolution "prohibits Berkeley's agencies and employees from using city resources to assist in enforcing federal marijuana laws or providing information on legal cannabis activities." Wow.
California keeps rolling
California might be the place to get a job "helping marijuana growers, processors, and sellers or work in adjacent services including legal advice, marketing and security for the nascent industry." That's according to ZipRecruiter and Julie Weed's latest piece for Forbes.
They heart cannabis
Early predictions are already pouring in from Wednesday's Valentine's Day (you remembered, right?). Valentine's Day spending by U.S. consumers is projected to reach $19.6 billion in 2018, according to an annual survey by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics. That's up from $18.2 billion spent last year. Billion. With a "b."
Headline of the week
This Couple's Wedding Included $8,000 Worth of Cannabis
And? It was all donated.