Are shops already – illegally – selling recreational marijuana in California?

The online ad for Green Light District – a pot shop in a brick office building five miles from Disneyland – was clear: Anyone 21 years and older was welcome to buy weed with only a “valid ID.”

During a visit to the unlicensed Anaheim dispensary Tuesday, a worker behind tinted glass in the lobby did ask to see a doctor’s recommendation for medical marijuana. Continue reading “Are shops already – illegally – selling recreational marijuana in California?”

Canada battles illegal pot shops popping up all over; ‘Prince of Pot’ arrested

Montreal police have launched raids against illegal cannabis stores opened one day earlier by the self-proclaimed “Prince of Pot,” Marc Emery, and his wife, Jodie.

Emery and his wife were among 10 people arrested in Friday’s raids. Police said that all but one person, who refused to sign the release documents, were released on a promise to appear in court. Continue reading “Canada battles illegal pot shops popping up all over; ‘Prince of Pot’ arrested”