At the launch of new dispensaries with designated hang-out spots allowing on-site consumption, WeHo faces a burning question: should cannabis special events also be permitted?
Tag: social equity
If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you’ve probably seen something about the fact that the State Fair is hosting a Cannabis Cup for the first time in the history of California.
California Republican Assemblyman Thurston “Smitty” Smith wants to turn the clock back to Reefer Madness.
Gary Chambers Jr. has the right idea. He’s inhaling for all the world to see. None of this I did not inhale. Obama was more open about it and honest enough to admit inhaling was the point.
A new year marks a turn of a page and in many cases that turn of a page can make a difference for many. In California that change of year now means The Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) is accepting equity fee waivers from businesses that meet certain eligibility standards.
If Christmas is the time of year for good news and miracles then good news is around the corner for cannabis social equity businesses and federal inmates released to home confinement during the pandemic.
No industry is untouched by this staffing shortage and the cannabis industry is no exception. The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) in Los Angeles is feeling this staffing crunch as they struggle to keep up with all the cannabis licencing responsibilities in the city.
In 2017, The Los Angeles City Council established the Social Equity Program to address the disproportionate impact of the War of Drugs on communities of color.