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New City Task Force Cracks Down on Illegal Cannabis
September 5, 2019
The Mayor’s Office, L.A. City Council, law enforcement and local city departments announced a task force created to stop illegal distribution of cannabis. ... read more »
Caviar Gold Takes Cannabis Potency to New Levels
July 31, 2019
“I lost everything in Colorado, but when I figured out how to infuse, I was like, ‘I have something big here,’ and patented the process,” said Brunson. “I don’t grow, I manufacture marijuana. I stack cannabinoids so I can make it any type of cannabinoid profile that I want that nobody else in the world can do.” ... read more »
Jay-Z Partners with Cannabis Company as Brand Strategist to Help Bring Equity for People of Color
July 10, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z is heading into the legal marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist in partnership with a California cannabis product company. The rapper said in a statement Tuesday that he entered a multiyear deal with San Jose, ... read more »
Speeding Cannabis Resentencing with Digital Technology
March 21, 2019
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommended leveraging technology to reach more people whose lives have been hampered by prior convictions for now-legal acts. ... read more »
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Named Co-Chair of Bipartisan Cannabis Caucus
January 10, 2019
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee was named the co-chair of the bipartisan Cannabis Caucus, alongside Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Congressman Don Young (R-AK), and Congressman David Joyce (R-OH). ... read more »
If Cannabis is Legal in California, Why Are So Many Minority Businesses Considered Illegal?
October 4, 2018
Prop 64 not only promised to reduce or expunge certain past convictions, it also presented employment opportunities in the newly legalized cannabis industry as a gateway to the middle class for many underserved communities. ... read more »
Politics of Cannabis Q&A Recap
July 7, 2018
On June 27, Dr. Christopher Metzler kicked off his "Politics of Cannabis" Q&A series in West Hollywood. The discussion focused on a range of topics including pesticide use, medical marijuana, meditation, and entrepreneurship. ... read more / watch video »
Local Event Suggests Bright Future for Cannabis Industry
July 5, 2018
Last Wednesday, June 27, Dr. Christopher Metzler kicked off his "Politics of Cannabis" Q&A series at WeWork Pacific Design Center. ... read more »
L.A. County Ban on Commercial Cannabis Still Stands
June 21, 2018
The DCBA report focused on the steps required to implement any particular policy, including detailed maps of where businesses could be located. ... read more »
L.A. May Use Pot Money to Create Health Fund for Minority Communities
June 7, 2018
On a 12-0 vote, the council directed the city attorney to draft an election ordinance and resolutions to place a ballot measure before city voters in the Nov. 6 general election ... read more »
Why California Needs Banking for Legal Cannabis Operations
May 17, 2018
Despite the cannabis market growing in 38 states, the federal government continues to assert its right to classify cannabis as a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act.  This classification creates a very unique challenge for the industry to succeed and the ability to obtain banking services. ... read more »
THE LOBBY (Episode 3): The Business of Cannabis and The Community
March 8, 2018
LA Sentinel's The Lobby talks about the business of cannabis and its effect on the community. ... read more / watch video »
Disabled Veteran Creates Veterans Health Solutions, The Premiere Cannabis Education Resource For The Veteran And Underserved Communities
February 28, 2018
Disabled Veteran Creates Veterans Health Solutions, The Premiere Cannabis Education Resource For The Veteran And Underserved Communities ... read more »
Disabled Veteran Creates Veterans Health Solutions, The Premiere Cannabis Education Resource For The Veteran And Underserved Communities
February 15, 2018
VHS, a non-profit public benefit organization has setup a full comprehensive strategy to educate the veteran populace and underserved communities regarding the use of medicinal cannabis and or hemp related products. ... read more »
New Year Brings New Traffic Laws
January 6, 2018
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is reminding voters about new traffic laws taking effect in 2018. ... read more »
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