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California Regulators Unveil Campaign to Curb Illicit Cannabis Market

At an industry summit in Los Angeles, California’s top cannabis regulators came together to discuss the state’s plans to prop up licensed operators, banking and tax hurdles, and social equity programs.

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Uruguay

Cost of Adult Use Cannabis in Uruguay Continues to Increase

More than five years since legalizing cannabis for medical and adult use, the small country has yet to stabilize its supply.

Mexico

Mexico’s Supreme Court Orders Lawmakers to Regulate Medical Cannabis

The new ruling adds mounting pressure on Mexican lawmakers, who, despite the legalization of medical cannabis in 2017, have not created a pathway for patient access.

California

If They’re Doling Out Cannabis “Appellations,” L.A.’s Growers Want In

Think place-of-origin branding, like “Champagne” or “Roquefort.” An industry group fears indoor cultivators will be left out.