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Los Angeles names 200 social equity marijuana retail license winners

The city of Los Angeles issued a much-anticipated list of the 200 finalists in the contentious battle for social equity marijuana retail permits. But it’s unclear when any of those businesses may be able to open their doors to customers. The L.A….

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California judge rules against cannabis billboard ads on interstate highways

Billboards for marijuana companies are commonplace in California, but that advertising option for cannabis businesses is about to shrink based on a district court judge’s ruling. According to TV station KSBY, San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge …

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Longtime California cannabis czar Lori Ajax is stepping down

After nearly five years of overseeing the rollout of California’s statewide marijuana regulatory system, Lori Ajax is retiring. Alex Traverso, spokesman for the California Bureau of Cannabis Control, confirmed Ajax’s resignation on Friday t…

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Court rules in favor of California’s statewide cannabis delivery policy

A California judge threw out a legal challenge to a controversial policy enacted in 2018 by marijuana regulators that allows cannabis products to be delivered anywhere in the state, regardless of local bans on the industry. In a ruling issued late Wedn…

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Two more lawsuits filed over L.A.’s social equity cannabis licensing

Lawsuits filed by two former social equity applicants brings the total to at least six that have been filed against Los Angeles regulators over the city’s social equity licensing for cannabis businesses.
Two more lawsuits filed over L.A.’s social…

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Judge hears arguments in California cannabis delivery case

A Fresno County Superior Court judge heard oral arguments Monday in a long-awaited case that could have major ramifications for California’s legal cannabis businesses. At issue is a policy enacted by the state Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) in …

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San Francisco officials delay new cannabis tax by a year

San Francisco officials decided to hold off by one year the implementation of a new cannabis sales tax. According to Law360, the city’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a delay of the new tax until the end of 2021. The tax was slated to …

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Regulatory maze, money prevent craft marijuana farmers in California from offering own brands

California marijuana is world-renowned. But since the state’s legal market launched in 2018, the small Emerald Triangle farmers arguably most responsible for that reputation are largely getting left out when it comes to credit for the quality of the st…

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San Francisco cannabis market expands slowly but surely via social equity program

San Francisco is the birthplace of the modern medical marijuana industry.
But the city’s cannabis industry has been fairly stagnant the past two decades, with regulators approving only a few dozen storefront dispensaries to sell MMJ.
San Francisco cann…

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More FBI raids near L.A. highlight ongoing corruption tied to marijuana licensing

Three raids conducted by FBI agents in recent weeks have again put the spotlight on potential corruption related to marijuana business licensing in California.
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