Industry ‘Cannabis Caucuses’ Happen This Week

The California Cannabis Caucuses for marijuana businesses happen this week. One takes place in Santa Monica today. The other happens in Oakland Thursday. They're being organized by the  (NCIA). Schedu...

L.A. Pot Retailers Head for the Ballot

The self-proclaimed "largest trade association of compliant medical marijuana dispensaries operating legally within the City of Los Angeles" wants to change the rules of the game in L.A. A little. The Uni...

New Dispensary Group Works to Protect Marijuana Biz

A new medical marijuana dispensary group in Los Angeles is vying to protect its interests. The UCBA (United Cannabis Business Alliance) Trade Association just launched its website, organizers say. The org...
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California Pot Czar Doesn’t Know Much About Pot

California's new "marijuana czar" admits she doesn't know much about the drug she's about to regulate. Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Lori Ajax as the state's first chief of the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regul...

What’s the Buzz About Organic Weed?

It seems as if our nation’s population is becoming more aware in respect to what they put in their bodies, which would explain the uptick in food, healthcare and beauty products that are labeled as having “orga...

Facebook Is Shutting Down Dispensary Pages

Facebook has been shutting down dispensary pages, according to reports. The continued practice has affected the pages of 20 collectives in medical or recreational-legal states such as Arizona, Colorado, Main...

L.A. Will No Longer Issue Paperwork to New Collectives

Los Angeles is a strange city. Under law, medical marijuana dispensaries have to forward a 5 percent sales tax to City Hall. But the city council just voted to stop issuing new tax certificates to collective...

Colorado’s Cannabis Cash Flow Hits Record High

Colorado’s pot sales top out at over $100 million for the first time in August since recreational retailing commenced in January, 2014. According to data from the state’s Department of Revenue that was publi...

Will California’s Medical Marijuana Regulations Phase Out Collectives?

On September 11, 2015, lawmakers in California passed a collection of legislation that collectively would institute a statewide regulatory framework for businesses that retail and cultivate marijuana intended f...