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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.

Coffee Shop Wants to Be Denver’s First Legal Cannabis Club

Colorado's largest city is reviewing the first application from a business seeking to be among the nation's first legal marijuana clubs.

Backers of Failed Ohio Legalization Effort Announce 2018 Push

Co-founders of Responsible Ohio revealed the "Free Market Adult Consumption of Marijuana" measure on Monday.

California Now Accepting Cannabis License Applications

The licenses cover state-regulated cannabis production of items such as edibles, concentrates, vape cartridges, and tinctures. Review will begin immediately.

Ohio Criticized for Marijuana Consultant’s Past Drug Conviction

Jimmy Gould, CEO of CannAscend, an unsuccessful applicant, publicized the 2015 conviction to protest the selection process.

California’s Limit on Big Growers Just Vanished. Here’s Why

The abrupt shift comes on the heels of costly, intensive lobbying on behalf of some of the state’s most powerful cannabis businesses.

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