Students with prior drug convictions are no longer excluded from obtaining federal student aid under a recently approved congressional appropriation package. Although the main goal of this bill is to keep the government appropriately funded, with these unprecedented times we are facing because of COVID19, it creates challenges. Provisions strike a 1998 law, subsection of […]
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2020 has been landmark year in cannabis regulation. Recently, the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (which serves as the United Nations central drug policy making body) voted to remove cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. Coming to this groundbreaking conclusion has the CND now recognizing the therapeutic and medical potential of cannabis.Read more
Voters throughout the region will decide in November on issues surrounding marijuana-based businesses in their city. The latest to reach the ballot is a measure in Hemet that would tax cannabis businesses while keeping the city’s no-marijuana moratorium in place until 2021.
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A judge has ordered the closing of a South Whittier marijuana dispensary, which attracted complaints from a nearby La Mirada mosque.
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California’s struggling cannabis industry didn’t get the recommendation many hoped for — a call to sharply lower the industry’s tax rate — but a long-awaited state report did suggest a marijuana tax overhaul.
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Prominent cannabis companies that a year ago were growing aggressively have, in recent months, laid off hundreds of workers. They say hefty taxes, onerous regulations and competition from a thriving illicit market are forcing them to scale back operations.
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Want to open a recreational marijuana bushiness in Pasadena? The city is charging $24,000.
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Voters approved ballot measures to allow and tax cannabis in every Inland Empire city where it was on the ballot Tuesday, Nov. 6, except one.
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A deadlock hardened by the resignation of a city councilmember seeking higher office will force the city to put off marijuana legislation until next year.
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