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California starts accepting cannabis social equity grant apps from cities and counties

California starts accepting cannabis social equity grant apps from cities and counties

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 13, 2019


Filed under Social cannabis

California state cannabis regulators have revealed that they are now accepting grant applications from various cities and counties that are launching social equity programs for local cannabis businesses. A total of $10 million is being awarded to qualifying jurisdictions by the state’s Bureau of Ca...

Cannabis bureau considers changing Prop 64 rules to permit cannabis delivery services in California

Cannabis bureau considers changing Prop 64 rules to permit cannabis delivery services in California

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 28, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

Cannabis delivery could soon be made available in cities that have banned it. Prop 64 revisions are being considered by the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), but not everybody is happy at the prospect of weed delivery being permitted in U.S. states where storefront sale services have been forbidden. ...

One in five cannabis samples are failing to meet California’s new cannabis testing requirements

One in five cannabis samples are failing to meet California’s new cannabis testing requirements

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 10, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

California might be a pioneer in legal cannabis, but the quality of the pot being sold in The Golden State is not exactly up to standard. On July 1, a fresh set of state safety requirements went into effect. As a result of the new cannabis testing requirements in California, manufacturers and growers felt the ...

California has released its first draft of permanent cannabis industry rules

California has released its first draft of permanent cannabis industry rules

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 23, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

On Friday, July 13, 2018, 315 pages of draft regulations for California’s cannabis industry were read, reread and issued by three state agencies responsible for overseeing the cannabis market/ Regulators are working hard to compile a final draft of regulatory framework for the multi-billion dollar can...

California’s cannabis tax revenue estimates have been reduced

California’s cannabis tax revenue estimates have been reduced

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 7, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

A recent press release from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration shows a disappointing first quarter for the state's cannabis industry. Tax revenue reached just $60.9 million in the first quarter of 2018, inclusive of cultivation tax revenue and excise tax revenue. Legal cannabis i...

California releases cannabis regulations, with no limit on farm size

California releases cannabis regulations, with no limit on farm size

Sara Tiradossi

November 17, 2017


Filed under Social cannabis

California officials unveiled a comprehensive set of new rules on Thursday for the legal cannabis marketplace that begins Jan. 1. The long-waited guidelines, released by the Department of Health, Department of Food and Agriculture and the Bureau of Cannabis Control, cover everything from dosage amounts...

Could a state-run bank for the cannabis industry be in California’s future?

Could a state-run bank for the cannabis industry be in California’s future?

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 16, 2017


Filed under Medical cannabis, News, Politics, Social cannabis

California government, financial and cannabis leaders met last week in a debate on whether a state-run bank could solve the cannabis industry’s banking problem. The 17-member group included representatives from state agencies such as the Bureau of Cannabis Control, financial groups such as the Califor...

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