A group of Los Angeles delivery services have hit the city's Department of Cannabis Regulation with an inevitable-seeming lawsuit that's bound to be watched up and down the state, if not around the nation.
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- The city's decision this summer to limit delivery operators to qualified social-equity applicants through 2025 is the suit's impetus.
- Adam Spiker, co-founder of the Southern California Coalition—a plaintiff in the litigation—says, "We walked into [a] game of chess, not with a blank playing field, with pieces strewn all over the place that we have to figure out on the fly." Whew.
- Meanwhile, Harborside's latest social-equity move suggests momentum continues to move with the new justice concept.
- If your product is good year after year, you get a rep for having tasty, high-quality stuff and then the name of the region becomes synonymous with the product. That's wine guy terroir talk, so you know it must be true.
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- In greatest-basketball-team-on-Earth news, while the artist formerly known as Metta World Peace celebrated with 10 blunts, Magic Johnson entered the Chinese CBD market.
- En Español, Madison Margolin says psychedelics hold the promise of healing for communities of color.