California

“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.”

California

High-Profile Cannabis Bills Die in California Legislature

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.

California

California Bill to Provide Clarity on Hemp CBD Products Advances in the Senate

“We can already buy these products today at local gyms, coffee shops, wellness stores, and even now at CVS.”

Congress

US House Appropriations Committee Advances Spending Bill with Key Cannabis Protections

The “cannabis industry is here to stay,” said Rep. Barbara Lee, co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus.

New Jersey

New Jersey Senate Approves Expedited Expungement for Cannabis-Related Crimes

“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.

Maine

Maine: How Local Should the State Cannabis Industry Be?

When it comes to residency requirements, some industry members push back, arguing that the ownership rules go beyond the statute.

New York

New York’s Cannabis Billboard Battle: SAM and Weedmaps take to the roads

Messages for and against legalization are popping up across the state as the deadline nears to pass an adult use bill.

California

At a Realtors’ Event in Los Angeles, Stakeholders Prepare for the Next Round of Cannabis Retail Permits

Finding property for a cannabis business is tricky, and some landlords are taking advantage.

California

Los Angeles’ Top Cannabis Regulator Details Next Steps for Equity

Cat Packer: “We want you all to be able to participate in the industry. We want this industry to look like this room.”