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It’s Time To Get Loud!

  Dear Task Force Members – This Thursday, it is CRITICAL that everyone in the industry comes out and speaks with one massive voice. The Planning Department will be receiving public comment on the City of LA Proposed Land Use Regulations and

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When it comes to regulating marijuana, can we ever count on Los Angeles to do the right thing?

By Robin Abcarian // LA Times I felt kind of sorry for the guy sitting next to me Monday at the “Future of Cannabis” event at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. He’s a commercial real estate broker who knows nothing

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Former Yuba narcotics officer convicted in interstate pot trafficking scheme

by Peter Hecht // Sacramento Bee A former Yuba County narcotics officer was convicted Wednesday on federal charges involving trafficking nearly 250 pounds of marijuana to Pennsylvania. Yuba County Deputy Christopher Heath, 37, was a lead investigator who filed numerous

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Rohrabacher says he’ll take medical marijuana fight with Jeff Sessions to Supreme Court

by Brooke Staggs // OC Register Rep. Dana Rohrabacher said he hopes to convince Attorney General Jeff Sessions that good people do indeed sometimes smoke pot. But if he can’t, the Republican congressman from Costa Mesa said he’ll see his

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Trump issues statement on spending bill, rejects limits on federal marijuana laws

by Dave Boyer // Washington Times Like his two immediate predecessors, President Trump signed a massive spending bill into law Friday by adding caveats in a “signing statement” that asserts his authority against the wishes of Congress on issues ranging

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IN LIBERAL SANTA MONICA, A STRAITLACED APPROACH TO POT

PERSNICKETY POLICYMAKING TRAILS PUBLIC SENTIMENT, WITH CITY LEADERS TREADING LIGHTLY IN UNCERTAIN TIMES By Beige Luciano-Adams Santa Monica voters overwhelmingly approved legalization of recreational marijuana last November, with more than 70% casting a ballot in favor of Prop 64 (versus

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