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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 ...

California’s social cannabis market prices may jump to 70 percent, bring sticker shock to consumers

California’s social cannabis market prices may jump to 70 percent, bring sticker shock to consumers

Sara Tiradossi

November 8, 2017

When legal social cannabis sales begin in 2018, California’s new taxes and fees on cannabis will cause a sticker shock for consumers. A small bag of good quality medical cannabis costs $35 in Los Angeles, enough to roll five or six joints. In 2018, that same cost is expected to increase at the retail...

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