Mexico's legalization journey took an unexpected turn Monday when a top Senator said that an anticipated vote on the drug would not happen by month's end. Mexico's Supreme Court may step in with a version of cannabis legalization that would remove restrictions from home grows while prohibiting commercial cannabis.
Monday saw the ouster of the Oakland-based company's CEO, Andrew Berman,
who guided the mega-dispensary through last year's unfortunately-timed reverse merger with Lineage Grow.
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Two people gained early access to the first-come, first-served third phase of Los Angeles licensing system. This unsettled the City Council enough to call for a suspension of licensing.
L.A. Council President Herb Wesson argued to Department of Cannabis Regulation Executive Cat Packer that the system designed for social equity has been "compromised."
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On Sunday the venerable CBS news magazine 60 Minutes took a shot at explaining the complexities in the general market. But how do the talked-about of the Emerald Triangle regard 60 Minutes' coverage? On Thursday, one Mendocino County media outlook took a shot at giving context
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A crop of cannabis in Kern County — a hotbed of anti-THC fanaticism — was destroyed this week, allegedly for testing too high in the chemical.
Kern county has 7,000 registered acres of hemp and is one of the state's leading producers.
It's easy to forget that all of the declared candidates for U.S. President are dispensary newbies. (Let's get past the funny fictions about Kamala having been inside dispensaries, to bust folks.)
But (recently dropped out candidate) Beto's aura says he's been around a blunt or two, and in Oakland he impressed with his knowledge and vision. And that set the bar high for South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigeig, who fully knows he looks the part of a cannabis dispensary nube. On Wednesday he went to one in Vegas and got schooled.
On Wednesday, police arrested a San Diego man for growing weed in Temecula, Murrieta, Chino Hills, Rancho Cucamonga, Rowland Heights, and Hacienda Heights homes.
Acknowledging organizers such as Bob Bowerman reminds that cannabis has a mostly hidden history, one that did not begin in 2018. Or 2015. Or even 1996. Not all heroes live in cannabis hot spots.
On Friday the San Francisco Psychedelic Society will screen the non-fiction film The Medicine Documentary about Amazonian shamanism. In addition "reveal[ing] the hidden mysteries of one of nature’s most powerful and controversial healing remedies- Ayahuasca," The Medicine Documentary also introduces teacher Taita Juanito Guerillmo Chindoy.
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