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Approved amendments to Los Angeles cannabis rules could stimulate policy reform

Approved amendments to Los Angeles cannabis rules could stimulate policy reform

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 13, 2020

An April lawsuit filed against the City of Los Angeles by Social Equity Owners and the Workers Association has since been dropped. The decision comes after officials agreed to begin processing additional applications last month. Initial approval to amend cannabis social equity and business licensing rules ...

Los Angeles’ cannabis equity program has failed to meet its target

Los Angeles’ cannabis equity program has failed to meet its target

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 13, 2019

When California legalized recreational cannabis under the terms of Proposition 64 back in 2016, nobody would have anticipated that it would take so long for former cannabis convicts and financially restrained individuals to receive cannabis social equity licenses.  Acknowledged as the largest cannabis industr...

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