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San Diego study: Vast majority of illegal cannabis vape cartridges ‘unfit for consumption’

San Diego study: Vast majority of illegal cannabis vape cartridges ‘unfit for consumption’

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 16, 2020

Cases of vape-related illnesses are finally starting to slow down. In the wake of the health scare that affected some 2,500 people nationwide, San Diego researchers are starting to explore the true severity of product contamination. Based on the results of a vape study released by a local cannabis-testi...

10 new retail locations receive annual cannabis business permits in California

10 new retail locations receive annual cannabis business permits in California

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 16, 2018

On November 2, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) declared that a dozen annual cannabis business permits in California had been approved in 10 separate locations. In addition to this, one distributor received a license, as did one event organizer. The news of BCC approving those annual canna...

Thousands of illegal grows in California could attract federal intervention

Thousands of illegal grows in California could attract federal intervention

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

October 4, 2017

According to state officials, 70 percent of all illegal cannabis crops seized by federal, state and local law enforcement in the nation originated in California. It was estimated the state produced 13.5 million pounds of product last year, but residents only consumed 2.5 million pounds. Local law enforcement found 2...

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