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California governor signs legislation to reverse cannabis prohibition on school campuses

California governor signs legislation to reverse cannabis prohibition on school campuses

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 25, 2019

Following the signing of a chunk of legislation by Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, October 9, schools in California will now be able to decide whether or not parents can administer students with medical cannabis on school grounds. A similar law was dismissed in 2018 by Democrat Jerry Brown – ...

$350 million worth of cannabis will be destroyed under California’s new cannabis rules

$350 million worth of cannabis will be destroyed under California’s new cannabis rules

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 7, 2018

This Sunday, new regulations are set to take effect in California that will result in cannabis products being demolished to the value of $350 million – an estimate from the United Cannabis Business Alliance. Under California’s new cannabis rules, anything that is not contained in child-proof packaging or l...

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

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...

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