LAX allows marijuana in airport but TSA says it’s still a crime
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Here’s another thing travelers can consider bringing when a trip takes them through Los Angeles International Airport — marijuana. Just be careful about carrying it onto the plane. A written policy posted by airport police says small amounts of weed may now be brought into... Read more
This man will spend life in prison for a marijuana conviction unless Donald Trump or the Supreme Court helps him
Barbara Tillis isn’t sure when she’ll get to see her son, Corvain Cooper, again. Every few months for the past four years, Tillis, has driven five hours with her husband, daughter and Cooper’s oldest daughter, making the trip from Rialto to the federal prison in Atwater, near Merced. They’d spend the... Read more
Former L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa joins board of local cannabis firm MedMen
Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is joining the board of publicly traded cannabis company MedMen, marking his return to the business world following a resounding defeat in June’s Democratic gubernatorial primary. MedMen, a Culver City company that operates high-end cannabis shops in California, Nevada and New York and has... Read more
Los Angeles moves to license pot growers after long delay
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles began accepting license applications from marijuana growers, manufacturers and testing companies Wednesday, after months of delays that left many businesses in the state’s largest legal marketplace struggling to survive. The start of the process arrived with a mix of relief and anxiety from... Read more
Los Angeles ready to begin long-delayed licensing for pot growers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles will kick off the process for licensing marijuana cultivators and manufacturers on Aug. 1, but it’s likely to be many months before any of those companies open their doors for business. The announcement Monday was greeted with a mix of anticipation and frustration... Read more
L.A. considering ballot initiative to fund public bank for cannabis businesses
The fate of a nascent effort to create a bank owned by the city of Los Angeles and meant to help legally-permitted cannabis businesses could be decided by voters this fall. The City Council on Tuesday will vote on whether to start the process of placing a measure on... Read more

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