A recent cannabis and opioid study highlighted that “corporate actors” with “deep pockets have substantial ability to promote congenial results, as suffering people are desperate for effective solutions.”
“Render Them Bereft”: Cannabis Trade Associations Call on LA City Attorney to Expand Enforcement against Unauthorized Retailers
In the Coalition’s view, it currently “appears that the City’s enforcement is focused on closing illicit retail businesses, not dismantling them.”
Both proposals could have provided a shot in the arm for licensed businesses as the state cannabis industry continues to struggle with competition from illegal operators.
“We can already buy these products today at local gyms, coffee shops, wellness stores, and even now at CVS.”
The “cannabis industry is here to stay,” said Rep. Barbara Lee, co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus.
“It’s giving a second chance to someone who’s already paid their debt to society,” said Sen. Sandra B. Cunningham, the primary sponsor of the bill.
When it comes to residency requirements, some industry members push back, arguing that the ownership rules go beyond the statute.
Messages for and against legalization are popping up across the state as the deadline nears to pass an adult use bill.
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Finding property for a cannabis business is tricky, and some landlords are taking advantage.
Cat Packer: “We want you all to be able to participate in the industry. We want this industry to look like this room.”