“Fake Weed” Products like K2 and Spice Are Becoming Deadlier

Though use has been on the decline, synthetic cannabinoid products are cheap, ubiquitous, unregulated—and now contaminated with rat poison. Cannabis Wire explains the alarming trend.

Enforcement
California

LA Mayor’s Proposed Budget Doubles Down Against Unlicensed Cannabis Shops

Mayor Eric Garcetti's budget puts millions toward law enforcement and cannabis regulators, and promises to establish an equity program.

Longread

History Repeating

Hemp is legal. Cannabis legalization is close behind. How did we get here? This 4/20, unwind with this excerpt from A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition.

Colorado

Colorado Lawmakers Advance Bill to Allow Out-of-State Cannabis Investors

A Senate Committee voted in favor, but not before union members blasted Colorado’s cannabis industry.