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Funding Increased for LADA Training, Prosecution of DUI Cases Involving Marijuana, Other Drugs
December 4, 2018
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office section dedicated to investigating and prosecuting driving under the influence cases involving alcohol, marijuana and other drugs will be receiving more than $980,000 to cover the program into next year.  ... 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 »
No Charges Against Minneapolis Officers in Black Man’s Death
August 2, 2018
Two Minneapolis police officers who shot and killed a black man last month were justified in using deadly force, a prosecutor announced Monday, saying the man was fleeing police and turned toward them with a loaded gun before he was shot. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Supports Federal Bill Seeking Banking Relief for Pot Shops
July 5, 2018
The Los Angeles City Council voted today in support of federal legislation that would prohibit banking regulators from punishing a financial service provider for doing business with a state-compliant cannabis business, a move that comes as the panel is exploring the creation of a municipal bank that could serve the cannabis industry. ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus seeks to decriminalize marijuana
June 14, 2018
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling for decriminalizing marijuana use. The group wants the federal government to get out of the prohibition business when it comes to the drug, a position it says is supported by an overwhelming majority of the 48-member caucus. ... 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 »
Snoop Dogg talks new gospel album ‘Bible of Love’ (pt.3of3)
March 22, 2018
Rap Icon Snoop Dogg sits down for a one-on-one interview with Brandon I. Brooks, managing editor with the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and L.A. Watts Times Newspaper. Snoop speaks on legalization of marijuana, relationship with God and gang culture. ... read more / watch video »
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 »
As California legalizes pot, laws collide at US checkpoints
January 2, 2018
California has legalized marijuana for recreational use, but that won’t stop federal agents from seizing the drug — even in tiny amounts — on busy freeways and back country highways. ... read more »
Harris-Dawson Introduces Social Equity Ordinance
November 2, 2017
The Councilman has introduced the most aggressive social equity program in the nation ... read more »
Kimbrew Faces Federal Charges for Extortion and Bribery
August 17, 2017
FBI agents arrested Michael Kimbrew on federal extortion and bribery for allegedly taking $5,000 with promises of helping to prevent the closure of a Compton marijuana shop. ... read more »
Tana Tane Talks Business and Entrepreneurship on Canna Cool Lounge Red Carpet
July 23, 2017
Life coach, author and wife of rapper Dana Dane, Tana Tane talks about her new book "Get Your Career Life in Order." ... read more / watch video »
Rapper Chill Moody at the Canna Cool Lounge Red Carpet
July 20, 2017
Rapper Chill Moody came to the Canna Cool Lounge at learn more about the Cannabis industry and talk about his partnership with Dock Street Brewery. ... read more / watch video »
Michael “Profit the Problem” Strong at the Canna Cool Lounge
July 20, 2017
Vivica Fox's Black Magic star Michael Strong of Xplicit Minds talks about how the government can now put a tax on Cannabis. ... read more / watch video »
Actress Mara Hall on Cannabis: “Moderation is Key”
July 16, 2017
Host Maleena Lawrence catches up with friend and actress Mara Hall on the Canna Cool Lounge Red Carpet ... read more / watch video »
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