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L.A. may limit who can appeal to block licenses. California will
host three workshops
on applying for state permits.
a proposed REC dispensary in the Outer Richmond after opposition from older Chinese residents and the conservative Pacific Justice Institute. San Diego became one of the first California cities to create a
fully-legal cannabis supply chain
Maryland’s first MED crop is
ready for testing
, but it’s not clear when it may go on sale. Black state lawmakers
want to ensure
for black entrepreneurs have access to the industry.
proposed cannabis business bans in Fairbanks and the Kenai Peninsula.
Marijuana.com asks if the suit [Retired NFLer Marvin] Washington vs. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, could be the case that
overturns cannabis prohibition
Canadians support legalizing REC, but law enforcement and medical groups say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s timeline to make it happen by July is
A former Missouri House speaker
says he doesn’t know why
someone would send an email purportedly from him, attacking legalization activists.
Falling wholesale prices in Colorado have
on prices nationwide.
Shane McMahon, son of U.S. Small Business Administration chief Linda McMahon,
in EnviroGrow, a company making pre-fab modules resembling shipping containers, for cannabis grows.
S.F.’s Westfield mall
pot chocolatier D
to open a store.
, known for selling in S.F.’s Dolores Park, is going legit.
Health and Science
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the agency
could crack down
on cannabis companies making false health claims. He cited claims about shrinking tumors as something which could come under scrutiny.
After 20 years, a revamped DARE anti-drug education program is
back in Colorado classrooms
, minus the “Just Say No” message. “The DARE brand is toxic,” former Colorado pot czar Andrew Freedman said. Colorado is also using pot tax revenue to create
animated “Sims-style” videos
about drug abuse.
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Slate looks at the case of Jessica McElfresh, the San Diego cannabis attorney
accused of being an accessory to a crime
for representing raided MED business Med-West. San Diego DA Summer Stephan is the chosen successor to retired anti-pot prosecutor Bonnie Dumanis
The former police chief of Santa Ana, Calif., in Orange County has sued claiming he was forced out of his job for calling out city employees, including Mayor Miguel Pulido, for making “
alleged shady deals
” with dispensaries.
State and local authorities
in raids on Yuba County, Calif., cannabis farms. One of the detainees is said to be the leader of a Rastafarian church where an officer fatally shot an armed worker this summer.
Washington state’s supreme court
random urine tests as a condition of release are unconstitutional.
The World Anti-Doping Agency
from its banned substances list.
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