In the town of Merced, California, two women who refer to themselves as “nuns” have been producing high CBD salves and tonics from cannabis; the medicine they make is devoid of THC, the psychoactive cannabinoid found within the cannabis plant.
Although the women do not belong to any religious order per se, they call themselves “nuns” and say they are on a spiritual quest to heal people with cannabis.
"We spend no time on bended knee, but when we make our medicine it's a prayerful environment, it's a prayerful time," said Sister Kate.
Last month San Diego County Superior Court Judge Timothy Taylor ruled that SoCal Holistic Health Inc. had been operating outside the city of San Diego’s zoning regulations and fined the company and its president some $1.8 million.
Of course the knee-jerk reaction from some may be to conclude a fine that size is outrageous and unwarranted. And after reading the facts of the case, some may still feel that way, but there is something to be said for participating in the legal market, which means obeying regulations.
Everybody's favorite weed delivery app, Eaze, has just stepped up the medical marijuana game. That is saying something considering how they already provide such good service — weed delivered for as little as $25 an eighth in less than 15 minutes — that it has garnered a healthy amount of investment, including funding from Snoop Dogg.
Yesterday, a woman from part of Northern California's green belt, Nevada City, was sentenced to five-and-a-half months in prison. Patricia Albright pled to guilty to "marijuana cultivation and structuring financial transactions to evade federal reporting requirements." The fact that she and her son used sketchy methods for their drug operation is what got them caught.