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After California Cannabis Stockpiles Go up in Smoke, What’s Next?

In some cases, industry operators say, bottlenecks have already slowed the supply chain from farms to storefronts.

How a Cannabis Ban Turned One California County Into ‘Ground Zero for Chaos’

Hungry for tax revenue, Calaveras County licensed hundreds of commercial cannabis farms in recent years. Now it wants them gone, leaving growers in the lurch.

Report Supports Help for Minorities in Medical Cannabis Industry

The report supports efforts by Maryland lawmakers who are sponsoring legislation that would create five new medical marijuana cultivation licenses for minority-owned businesses.

A Top Cannabis Lawyer on What Losing the Cole Memo Means

“This is a significant change. It’s important to make sure people are aware of the impact of the Cole memo.”

Get a Pencil: California Cannabis-Tracking System Not Yet in Use

The state Department of Food and Agriculture said in a statement the system was "implemented" Tuesday. But growers and sellers are not required to use it yet

Confusion Reigns in Los Angeles on California’s First Day of Legal Sales

While much of California is aflutter with legal adult-use cannabis today, businesses in the city of Los Angeles are once again holding their collective breath.

Medley of Agencies Tasked to Enforce California Cannabis Law

A hodgepodge of enforcement agencies will be trying to make sure the state's cannabis businesses adhere to a slew of new rules.

California Legalization Brings Host of Environmental Rules

Hopes are that legalization will help rein in environmental damage from black-market grows, much of it in Northern California old-growth forests.

Rhode Island Officials: Many Medical Cannabis Cultivators Will Fail

Rep. Scott Slater expressed his concerns about the large number of cultivators, adding that without an adult-use market, some cultivators are doomed to fail.

Guest Opinion: Don’t Let Big Business Shape California Cannabis

It is critical that as many California cannabis growers as possible have an opportunity to transition to a regulated system.

California Releases Applications for Cannabis Cultivation Licenses

Less than two weeks before legal sales are set to launch, California regulators have begun accepting applications for cannabis cultivation licenses.

Guest Opinion: Massive Price Increases Are the Real Threat in California

Harborside's Steve DeAngelo weighs in on California's grow licensing issue, saying consumers deserve the choices that larger and smaller growers can provide.

California Issues First Round of Cannabis Licenses

Roughly two weeks ahead of legal sales, state regulators have granted the first batch of temporary cannabis business licenses.

2 Plead Guilty in Detroit Cannabis Licensing Conspiracy

Two family members who allegedly conspired to bribe suburban Detroit officials to persuade them to allow a medical cannabis dispensary have pleaded guilty.

Massachusetts Taking First Steps to Allow Cannabis Clubs

The Cannabis Control Commission unanimously approved a policy to allow the establishments, where patrons could to purchase and consume cannabis on site.

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