Federal law enforcement officials said Lin Li, 37, a Chino realtor used millions of dollars wired from China to fund a significant grow operation in seven San Bernardino County homes. Li’s elaborate plan had him creating shell companies and working up fake leases.
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Only a statewide rollout as zany as ours could be courting a REC shortage while growing too much weed. I've said it before, but California's legal weed rollout seems to work best as a how-NOT-to guide.
52. Buck Angel: From Porn Star to “Tranpa”
This week Alex and Donnell sit down with LGBTQ activist and cannabis entrepreneur Buck Angel to talk about the queer community's role in cannabis legalization, Buck's experience being the first trans man in LA to have hormone replacement therapy, and how he made his way from porn star to public figure. Plus, CBD is on the rise.
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Marijuana businesses currently have an exemption from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) which can require a review of a business’ environmental impacts and how they can be mitigated. But the exemption ends in July.
Green Wise Consulting CEO Pamela Epstein, a cannabis law attorney, warns that the expense and and time-sucking nature of conforming to CEQA standards will cause businesses to be unprepared when mid-summer rolls around.
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On the year’s second day, the state’s cannabis track-and-trace system, CCCT, went into effect. The launch couldn’t have been softer, as only 100 businesses had permanent licenses and were required to be part of the system. As more companies receive [are expected to come about CCCT, some of their leaders are reporting confusion about how to run the software that powers the system.
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If the track doesn’t have “Forty Water” -- pictured above! -- Richie Rich and Shock G on it, then it’s not the right one.
WeedWeek California adores the old school, and that mean's there’s no list of influential pot songs that doesn’t include John Prine’s enduring “Illegal Smile.” But Complex’s compilation of influential Mary Jane jams is otherwise tight. “I Got 5 on It” tops all mentions.
Forty-nine minutes into last week's episode of The Boardroom podcast, surfboard designer and Hollywood Hills native Steve Brom recounts how he and his cadre of art friends converted their 55-feet high, world-famous neighborhood sign into a impossible-to-ignore symbol of coming marijuana liberation. The city opened their eyes to it on 1977’s first day.