Cannabis Cultivation Program Offers Job Training to People of Color CityGrow will be an expansion of SanFrancisco’s renowned CityBuild program and an important step toward cannabis equity. In San Francisco, the nationally-renowned CityBuild job training program has helped economically disadvantaged and formerly incarcerated people find rewarding, sustaining work in the construction industry. In twelve years, … Continue reading

Marijuana Control Board Members With Weed Businesses Asked To Resign Marijuana Control Board Members With Weed Businesses Asked To Resign Drama has been brewing for cannabis businesses in Alaska. Drama is brewing in Alaska. Two members of the state’s Marijuana Control Board (MCB) have been accused of using their influential position to benefit their own … Continue reading

Nets’ D’Angelo Russel Cited for Marijuana Possession at NY Airport Will he have to join the league’s marijuana program as a first-time offender? Brooklyn Nets point guard D’Angelo Russell enjoyed a career season in 2019, shooting lights out from deep and eluding defenders en route to the Nets’ first postseason birth since 2012-13. Unfortunately for … Continue reading

California Ad Campaign Targets Unlicensed Marijuana Dispensaries California regulators launch the “Get #weedwise” campaign to draw consumers away from the unlicensed market. On June 21, California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control announced the launch of an ad campaign targeting unlicensed marijuana dispensaries. The statewide “Get #weedwise” campaign aims to encourage consumers to only buy their weed … Continue reading

Chicago Mayor Proposes Zoning Law Blocking Dispensaries from Downtown Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s zoning plan gives seven city zones seven dispensaries each. But a downtown exclusion zone will get none. Legal recreational cannabis sales begin on New Year’s Day in Illinois for everyone 21 and over. Just in time to help work off that likely hangover. But if you … Continue reading