Aside from the hits appearing organized, little remains known about the seven people found shot to death inside an illegal Riverside County processing center on Monday. 
USA Today

  • A neighbor reportedly heard three volleys of gunshots at the property in Aguanga, a remote hamlet 100 miles east of Los Angeles. In addition to the dead and as-yet unidentified victims, sheriff’s deputies discovered hundreds of plants, a makeshift greenhouse, a butane extraction lab, and over 1,000 pounds of processed bud worth—wait for it—a street value in the millions.
  • Reportedly all of the witnesses interviewed at the scene were Laotian.
  • “This was a very large operation, a very organized-crime type of an operation,” said Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco. “This is not going to be an easy investigation.”

    Quick Hits

  1. In a “legal” state that offers a single dispensary for every 35,137 adults, a peak inside the illicit market should be mandatory.
  2. The San Francisco Police Department put together a virtual meeting with dispensary owners to discuss the trust ruptured by law enforcement response to protest-related break-ins.
    SF Weekly
  3. Papa & Barkley co-founder Guy Rocourt says 1) ethically responsible investors should invest in Black-owned weed and 2) ethically responsible consumers should purchase from Black-owned dispensaries and cannabis companies.
    Green Entrepreneur
  4. Keep your seat belts on in Vegas. Expedited by COVID-19, the green light for drive-through dispensaries has been given by Clark County’s Board of Commissioners. 
    NBC News Las Vegas