Los Angeles recreational marijuana sales could begin any day

Published: Jan 16, 2018, 4:58 pm • Updated: Jan 16, 2018, 4:58 pm By The Cannifornian, The Cannabist Staff It may not be long now before the first legal recreational marijuana shops begin operating in Los Angeles. City officials last Friday started issuing temporary approvals to cannabis businesses, which allows…

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Los Angeles’ new cannabis czar for ‘new era’ is longtime legalization activist

Published: Aug 18, 2017, 8:20 am • Updated: Aug 18, 2017, 8:38 am By Elizabeth Chou, The Cannifornian An active and prominent supporter of the campaign to legalize recreational-use cannabis in California will head up the Los Angeles agency tasked with regulating the local marijuana industry. Cat Packer, a nominee…

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Los Angeles might create its own bank for the cannabis industry (among others)

Published: Jul 26, 2017, 3:52 pm • Updated: Jul 26, 2017, 3:55 pm By Elizabeth Chou, The Cannifornian Los Angeles city leaders are looking into the possibility of setting up a public bank that would do business with marijuana dispensaries, as well as cater to affordable housing developers. Council President…

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