The employment connections site Indeed discovered a pot jobs spike of more than 1200% between September 1, 2015 and the first of last month.
Two months ago, the FBI said in a podcast that, “corruption is more prevalent in western states where the licensing is decentralized—meaning the level of corruption can span from the highest to the lowest level of public officials.” Last week an indictment revealed that money men entangled in the President’s Ukranian scandal have ties to legal weed in Sacramento.
Now there’s a harsh new spotlight on corruption in California cannabis.
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Last Friday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a pile of bills that will affect social equity, vaping and organized labor in California cannabis. He also vetoed a bill that would bring weed to hospitals.
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Yelp-ish ad app Weedmaps laid off 100 employees this week. As a goodbye gift, WeedMaps President Chris Beals blamed the industries slower than expected transition to legal cannabis in some states.
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Demetrix CEO Jeff Ubersax claims his Emeryville Company has a yeast strain that can produce cannabinoids at a lower cost than more traditional agricultural methods.
The logical question is, Where will the next Lowell Cafe pop up?
"Excessive test result variance between labs—driven in part by THC potency inflation—remains the original sin of the lab industry." Enough labs cheat on test scores that growers shop around like college students searching for an easy 'A.'
MC-activist-Netflix series host Michael "Killer Mike" Render sat down with Massachusetts regulator Shaleen Title on the final day of last week's New West Summit. The crowd was not disappointed.
A $5M review of the Space X facility was demanded by NASA after founder Elon Musk seemed to smoke bud on the Joe Rogan podcast. Then the government reimbursed him.
And you thought Loud Dream cost a lot.
In states like ours, soldiers are smoking enough weed that a new report from the military says, it “may be beginning to show signs of impacting Army readiness.”
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