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In the Fight Over LA Weekly, Cannabis Companies Are Caught in the Middle

The paper's new owners counted on dispensary and product ads to shore up its finances. Then a mass firing sparked a boycott.

LA Cannabis Industry: Jeff Sessions ‘More Bark Than Bite’

Many in LA's cannabis industry believe the declaration was more symbol than substance, adding they aren’t too concerned with the specter of a federal crackdown.

LA Customers Line Up for West Hollywood Cannabis Opening

A total of four shops, all located within a roughly two-mile section of Santa Monica Boulevard, are now open for business.

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.

California Cannabis Shops Roll Out Hoopla as Sales Set to Begin

Marijuana legalization arrives Monday in California with lots of hoopla, but only a handful of cities will initially have retail outlets ready to sell recreational cannabis.

California’s New Packaging Rules Bring Price Bump for Retailers

“Most of the burden upfront is going to be on the retailer,” says Nick Kovacevich, CEO of LA-based packaging manufacturer Kush Bottles.

Los Angeles OKs Cannabis Regs, Jan. 1 Launch Unlikely

Los Angeles has long been an unruly frontier in the cannabis industry. The legal marketplace is seen as a way to impose order.

Here’s Why VR and Cannabis Are a Match Made in Heaven

“Both cannabis and VR offer an immersive experience, are rapidly growing, and are about to become a part of mainstream life."

LA Equity Program Aims to Undo Impacts of Drug War

Los Angeles wants to ensure that a fair share of what’s expected to be a lucrative legal market belongs to those most affected by the drug war.

California’s Legal Cannabis Countdown: What’s Coming by Jan. 1

Don't count on being able to stroll into your local dispensary on New Year's Day to celebrate with an infused cookie or a joint.

California Proposes Armored Cars to Transport Cannabis Tax Money

The armored car tax collection solution came about amid fears that operators carrying large bags of cash could be targets for theft.

Sticker Shock Coming With California’s New Cannabis Market

California's cannabis market is coming with new costs that could influence where it's grown, how infused edibles are produced, and the price of just about everything.

Prep for Game 7 of the World Series With These LA Strains and Dispensaries

For those of you down in Los Angeles looking to pick up some cannabis for tonight's Game Seven World Series game, give one of these strains a try.

No Contest: 8 of Forbes’ 10 ‘Coolest’ Cities Have Legal Cannabis

Forbes magazine recently published a list of "America's 10 Coolest Cities." Eight of those 10 have legal cannabis. Coincidence?

Confusion Coming With California’s Legal Cannabis

Ready or not, California kicks off adult-use cannabis sales on Jan. 1. And, mostly, it's not.

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