A new lawsuit is targeting L.A.’s new licensing rules which would limit delivery licenses to equity applicants until January 1, 2025.
- The case pits the city’s so-called legacy operators who have been in business since before legal REC went on sale against equity applicants.
- One equity applicant called the suit “tone-deaf” and a “slap in the face.”
- Adam Spiker, co-founder of the Southern California Coalition, a trade group that’s one of the plaintiffs, suggested both sides should unite against the illegal market.
- Though often called the world’s largest cannabis market, MJBiz suggests regulations, delays and litigation are repelling L.A. operators.
- With New Jersey poised to legalize on Election Day, New York REC legalization also looks to be on the fast track.
- In a first, San Diego sued Grizzly Peak Farms claiming the grower didn’t pay the city’s pot tax. The company’s owner said it was an oversight. WW California has more.
San Diego Union-Tribune
- Massachusetts regulators approved the issuing of delivery licenses over the objections of brick and mortar retailers.