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Encinitas cannabis measure winning in very close tally

Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)
City Council tepid about allowing legal operations
November 4, 2020
Encinitas voters appear to be going against a generally fidgety City Council when it comes to allowing cannabis businesses in the city, according to returns from the Nov. 3 election.

Carlsbad new corporate hub for cannabis product firm Sunniva

Work is underway on a new Sunniva cannabis production facility Cathedral City, shown in this photo. Sunniva is moving corporate operations to Carlsbad from Canada. (Sunniva photo)
June 2, 2019
Carlsbad is set to become a new corporate location for Sunniva, a developer of cannabis products in Canada and California, the company announced May 31. The move from Vancouver to Carlsbad comes as the company sharpens focus on its California operations.

Encinitas-based cannabis platform BudTrader launches stock offering

BudTrader.com CEO Brad McLaughlin explains the site’s goals and services in a promotional video announcing the company’s stock offering. (BudTrader video capture)
Marijuana networking site using online crowdfunding
May 27, 2019
An Encinitas-based cannabis advertising and networking platform recently gave the green light for its call seeking new investors. BudTrader.com launched a Regulation Crowdfunding effort through Equifund CFP, it was announced May 23.

Current Q&A: Encinitas mayoral candidates discuss new post, pot shops, housing, pensions and media

October 17, 2014

For the first time in the city’s history, Encinitas residents will cast their votes to elect a mayor on Nov. 4. The five qualified candidates include independent journalist Alex Fidel, current Mayor...

Current Q&A: Encinitas council candidates discuss new mayor’s post, pot shops, housing, pensions and media

October 17, 2014

This November, Encinitas residents will cast their votes to elect a new City Council member to serve a four-year term. The four qualified candidates include deputy county counsel Bryan McKeldin Ziegler,...

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