Many California marijuana products failing safety tests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 20 percent of all the marijuana products tested in California for potency and purity have failed. That's according to state data provided to The Associated ...

California police, cities fight statewide pot deliveries

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police chiefs and cities are working together to block a proposed state rule that they say would allow unchecked home marijuana deliveries anywhere in California — even places that ...

Latino Arab-American hopes to unseat indicted Republican

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Democratic congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar was working on a TV advertisement to boost his exposure when news broke that his opponent, the heavily favored Republican U.S. Re...

Latino Arab-American hopes to unseat indicted Republican

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Democratic congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar was working on a TV advertisement to boost his exposure when news broke that his opponent, the heavily favored Republican U.S. Re...

Latino-Arab candidate hopes to unseat indicted Republican

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Democratic congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar says he is hopeful he can unseat U.S. Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter after the congressman was indicted on corruption charges. ...

AP Interview: Los Angeles mayor: Trump doing 'racist things'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to del...

Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off target

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When it comes to the taxman, California's legal pot market is off to a sluggish start. Marijuana cultivation and excise tax collections hit $48 million between Apr...

Los Angeles kicks off long-delayed licensing for pot growers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles will kick off the process for licensing marijuana cultivators and manufacturers on Aug. 1, but it's likely to be many months before any of those companies open their doo...

Pot businesses urge California to delay strict testing rules

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 150 marijuana businesses in California warned Friday that they could face crippling financial losses unless the state extends a July 1 deadline imposing strict standards for ...

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times t...

Proposed US banking fix for marijuana may not open all doors

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A proposal in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to fall short of a cure-all for an industr...

Trump signals support for legislation easing US ban on pot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana. Asked Friday about a proposal that would re...

Democrats hope for 'blue wave' push from 8-state primary day

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holding hopes of a "blue wave" in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states Tuesday, none more important than California where R...

One-party rule? California Democrats look to expand power

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Is California, home to one in eight Americans, becoming the nation's best example of one-party rule? Tuesday's primary election will set the stage for November rac...

California governor warns against trade war with China

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday urged greater cooperation with China to resolve a trade dispute, while taking an apparent swipe at President Donald Trump. ...