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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...

The Marijuana Justice Act is co-sponsored by Bernie Sanders

The Marijuana Justice Act is co-sponsored by Bernie Sanders

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 1, 2018

Bernie Sanders has announced that he will co-sponsor the Marijuana Justice Act. This is one of many pro-cannabis moves made by the Vermont senator, who went down in history when he supported legalization of the plant during his time running for president in 2016. A devoted supporter of cannabis...

Cannabis convict Bernard Noble released from prison after being sentenced to 13 years for 3 grams

Cannabis convict Bernard Noble released from prison after being sentenced to 13 years for 3 grams

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 24, 2018

A man from New Orleans has been released from prison after being sentenced to 13 years for possession of just 2.8 grams of cannabis. The story has gained nationwide media attention, just like it did back in 2010 when Bernard Noble was initially arrested. After months of exhausting negotiations wit...

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