Goodness! Did you know that a person can purchase knockoff products for vaporizing... marijuana? Who knew?
Actually, we learned this week that a lot of people find the counterfeit device market's existence to be news.
This week, Donnell and Alex talk to Andrea Drummer, the chef behind Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe, during a live recording at Weed Week Recharge, about how she went from a anti-drug counselor to a creative chef in the cannabis industry. They also discuss the biggest story in cannabis today: the vaping crisis -- beyond the headlines and the hype.
On a WeedWeek ReCharge panel with Aster Farms' Julia Jacobson, cannabis equity pioneer Amber Senter raised a few eyebrows in telling the West Hollywood audience that Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke came to a Oakland meeting on equity with a bold post-legalization plan.
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Since July's Senate hearings on the difficulties in cannabis banking (above) there has been a sense of momentum, if not quite an air of inevitability about the SAFE Banking Act's progress through Congressional committees.
That changed this week, when the ACLU and other activist groups made a late push for a delay so more comprehensive reform might be addressed.
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Just to catch you up: Pasadena is a city inside of the County of Los Angeles. Because of state law, Pasadena's laws superede that of the county. And that means the “People’s Initiative to Preserve the Existing Operation of Non-Offending Commercial Cannabis Businesses” will appear on the Pasadena ballot in March.
Come with me to the thrilling days of yesteryear. Twenty-eighteen, when any pot panic worth its weight in dog shit was related to flower.
At ReCharge on Friday, Julia Jacobson CEO of Aster Farms discussed the glories of growinf cannabis in "the live, native soil" of Lake County. In a report published on Wednesday, Jacobson drilled down harder on taking out barriers to sustainability, and serving as an example in doing so.
Just when it seemed California legal weed had reached peak annoyance with Weedmaps for its insistence on working with unlicensed pot shops, the vape panic hit. It's cool though; they have a plan to remove unlicensed shops.
California has given the company until year's end to get all unlicensed operators off of the app.
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With utter disregard for Tulane University athletics, Humboldt County Sheriff's introduced The Green Wave, "a yearly enforcement effort including California Department of Fish and Wildlife, US Forest Service, CalCannibis, and the California Water Resource Control Board."
The Green Wave's aim is to address environmental impacts caused by cannabis growth. Below are key points of their press release about a licensed Humboldt County operator who grew pot on a neighboring lot.
The Employment Development Department is making it a priority get workers into the cannabis industry. Hundreds turned up on Thursday for the State of California's first-ever cannabis job fair
Did you know that the William Morris/Endeavor Agency is representing a cannabis chef? That's how normalized cooking with cannabis has come to be. It's moved past trendy.
The first restaurant where one can buy a meal and some weed to accompany it opens on October 1 in West Hollywood. Will things ever be the same?
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