California cannabis packaging will be required to carry warning labels for expectant mothers, after an obscure state agency ruled that THC may be harmful to their developing children.
Though the decision won’t take effect for a year, its impact is being debated immediately. The specter of lawsuits targeting cannabis companies has been raised, according to Associated Press.
Most of the cannabis community just wants to get high and/or feel better. They want to read about their favorite plant about as much as they do their favorite dessert or porn star.
Some want to know about new products and cultural directions while a narrow swath is concerned about staying atop The Golden State’s notoriously difficult regulatory system.
A precious few want to know whether the “green rush” can continue. This one's for you.
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Attorneys for Harborside last week filed an appeal to the fall court decision that ordered the company to pay $11M in tax deficiencies. The appeal’s outcome could have broad ramifications for the dreaded U.S. tax code Section 280E, which can drive government-approved businesses tax rate to 70%.
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At 10%, Oakland has the state’s highest local REC tax. So, a lot of the community sighed in relief when its City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to reduce those fees. Then the mayor spoke, and ensured that a spotlight will be on City Hall next week.
San Francisco has tried to leverage the legal market to make up for the horrors visited upon certain of its communities by the War on Drugs and disproportionate policing. But while The City has a social equity program that offers a $5,000 licensing-fee waiver and access to equity incubators — which feature technical assistance or rent-free space for three years, eligible applicants must have a criminal record for cannabis or housing issues.
Progress has been slow in this wealthy municipality that’s leaking black people, but now there’s actually going to be a dispensary that’s owned by one.
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It doesn't take an Atlantic City casino owner to know that limited business opportunities bring about an environment in which "competition for those opportunities exceeds the bounds of propriety. That is, they encourage corruption, bribery and other excesses, a fact recognized by the FBI and alleged by lawmakers and members of the public as well as law enforcement in other states and cities."
Up at Camp Navarro June, the canna-tech company Meadow puts on a wide-ranging event called Meadowlands, attracting all manner of legal weed insiders. This year Meadowlands was set to see a panel on heirloom seeds.
Controversy kept the discussion from happening as planned, but the patenting issues that didn't get talked about are only growing larger as a cultural and business concern.
The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday conditionally approved four prospective dispensary operators and seven propsective cultivators to begin its conditional-use permit process.
Despite being fully legal under state law, the City of Sacramento may continue banning hemp for as long as a year.
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