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Over 2,000 new cannabis shops will open their doors in California

Over 2,000 new cannabis shops will open their doors in California

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 30, 2019


Filed under Social cannabis

Bans on cannabis stores in California could soon be lifted after a group of lawmakers introduced Assembly Bill 1356, which is currently making its way through the legislature. Introduced by Assembly members Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) and Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles), Assembly Bill 1356 is b...

California is being sued by 25 cities over pot policy permitting unrestricted statewide delivery

California is being sued by 25 cities over pot policy permitting unrestricted statewide delivery

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 19, 2019


Filed under News

The State of California is being slammed with lawsuits from 25 cities. Why? The desired outcome is to abolish a rule that permits home cannabis deliveries statewide. California legalized recreational cannabis use, production and sales in 2016. Today, it is considered the biggest cannabis market in ...

California state cannabis excise tax could go up July 1

California state cannabis excise tax could go up July 1

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 2, 2019


Filed under Social cannabis

A tax increase is on the horizon for California's cannabis industry, in spite of hopes that the industry would experience some tax relief in the near future. Hiking up California's cannabis excise tax could be a risky move. It will likely prompt buyers to shop elsewhere for cheaper products, such...

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


Filed under Social cannabis

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...

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...

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