Pinpointing exactly whose gains are Ill-gotten is a pretty dicey gambit in today’s cannabis milieu. Yet, by stubbornly holding on to its lifelong practice of featuring all dispensaries — legal status be damned—Weedmaps has made for an easy Regulatory Era villain.The Irvine-based Yelp of weed announced it would remove all illicit operators from its directory “later this year.”
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“I therefore move that the City Council request the City Attorney, with the assistance of the Los Angeles Police Department, Department of Cannabis Regulation, and Department of Building and Safety, to prepare and present a draft ordinance that would create a new process for the City to padlock, barricade or fence property where unlicensed commercial cannabis business activity occurs,” moved Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris Dawson in the motion that opens a new chapter in the extinguishing of California’s illicit market.
Alex and Donnell talk with John Wordin, founder of No Vet Alone, an organization that supports veterans dealing with mental health issues. Wordin tells us how his history as a professional cycler led him to No Vet Alone and how cannabis plays a role in his organization. Wordin has partnered with Mario Guzman (Sherbinski) to identify which strains help specific mental health issues. No Vet Alone claims that 62% of current participants have reduced or eliminated prescription drug use.
A weed-centered church called Sacramental Life popped up days after an enterprise in the same location called Seaside Alternative Health shut down to avoid prosecution. Locals are saying that some accompanying coincidences are suspicious. Easy Reader
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MedMen is partnering with the United Food Workers to unionize the company’s San Jose store. The agreement is an extension of MedMen’s L. A. labor agreement and is the South Bay’s first unionized dispensary.
San Jose Spotlight
On Monday the state Supreme Court ruled San Diego inadequately engaged its Environmental Impact requirements in establishing its MED program, back in 2014.
Anyone who’s noticed the upturn in quality where billboards, packaging, and even that Spike Jonze video are concerned ought to have gleaned that cannabis marketing has come a long way, quickly. So much so that even traditional marketing eyes are paying attention to what the industry is doing. MM&M
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Opening with a joke during his Disney Legends awards speech, Robert Downey, Jr. talked about smoking weed at Disneyland.
For some, the early August rains have put the annual burning forests to the back of our minds. Yet, the impact of wildfires on the cannabis crop is unforgettable for any grower who’s been caught unprepared in the past.
In the world of what trends, last week some of us got chicken sandwiches and some of us got volume-smoking numbers out of Mike Tyson’s weed camp. The latter conversation elicited a question: Is the champ-turned-entrepreneur's claims enviable, or even possible?
Ngaio Bealum has perspective on the matter. Sacramento News & Review
Or is this a Swiss Myth?
In the film, four Americans are busted for growing in NorCal. One goes to jail, the rest travel to Switzerland to grow enough weed to get him out of jail.
The Times of CBD
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