Review Paper: Marijuana’s Driving Impact Less Than That Of Alcohol

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CALIFORNIA: Cannabis’ impact on driving performance is generally less pronounced than that of alcohol, according to a review paper published by a pair of New York University researchers and BOTEC Analysis, LLC. Authors reported that the use of cannabis, absent the simultaneous use of other drugs or alcohol, creates “only a fraction of the risks associated with driving at Read the full article…

Criminalized To Capitalized: Social Equity Pilot Program Seeks Aspiring Cannabis Business Owners With Past Cannabis Convictions

The disproportionate impact of cannabis criminalization on Los Angeles's low-income and marginalized residents aroused the concern of the Los Angeles City Council, which passed a motion in June of 2017 directing the city to develop a Social Equity Program to decrease disparities in life outcomes for marginalized communities and address disproportionate impacts of the war on drugs in those communities.

CALIFORNIA: Largely missing from California’s booming new legal cannabis industry are millions of potential cannabis entrepreneurs systematically criminalized by the war on drugs, according to Los Angeles management consulting firm Seira, which today announced a search for participants in its Pilot Program for Cannabis Social Equity. Participants in this Pilot Program will receive mentorship, training, and access to business Read the full article…

Eaze Arrives in Los Angeles for Marijuana Week

Los Angeles joins San Francisco, San Diego, Oakland and San Jose in making safe, legal delivery available to residents.

CALIFORNIA: Eaze, a leading cannabis technology company, today announced its expansion into the City of Los Angeles, the world’s largest legal municipal market. Residents 21 and older can now use the Eaze platform to purchase cannabis via on-demand delivery from local licensed dispensaries, The Clinik and Perennial Holistic Wellness Center. Los Angeles joins San Francisco, San Diego, Oakland and Read the full article…

3rd Annual Los Angeles 420 Games Set to Attract Thousands to Santa Monica Pier & Venice Beach

Jim McAlpine cheering runners on at the 420 Games finish line (PRNewsfoto/420 Games)

CALIFORNIA: The 420 Games today announced dates and planned activities for the third annual Los Angeles 420 Games. The Games will take place on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1, 2018 at the Santa Monica Pier, bringing famous faces, Professional athletes, X-Games and BMX athletes, and over one hundred cannabis brands together for two-days of healthy competition and community. “The 420 Games provides a Read the full article…

LA City Council To End Public Commentary On Draft Cannabis Regulations

Hundreds of Angelenos will gather at the Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday, August 15 hours before the City Council’s Rules, Elections and Intergovernmental Relations Committee meeting,

Hundreds of Angelenos will gather at the Los Angeles City Hall Tuesday, August 15, hours before the City Council’s Rules, Elections and Intergovernmental Relations Committee meeting CALIFORNIA: The people of Los Angeles made their voices heard loud and clear last November when they voted to legalize adult-use marijuana in the State of California. In March, more than 80% of Angelenos overwhelmingly Read the full article…

Montel Williams to Keynote Cannabis World Congress Los Angeles

Montel Williams to keynote CWCBExpo in LA

NEW JERSEY: Montel Williams, media celebrity and medical marijuana advocate will deliver a Keynote Address at the 3rd Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition, in Los Angeles, California.  Taking place Sept. 7-9, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, CWCBExpo is the leading trade show and conference on the West Coast for the medical marijuana Read the full article…

Education Takes Top Billing At Cannabis World Congress in Los Angeles

More than 100 speakers will provide subject matter expertise on tracks that cover:  Starting & Running a Cannabis Business; Industry Trends & Innovations; Legislation & Advocacy; Science & Technology; and Legal & Finance.

NEW JERSEY: Organizers of the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) unveiled its programming lineup for September 7-9 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.  More than 100 speakers will provide subject matter expertise on tracks that cover:  Starting & Running a Cannabis Business; Industry Trends & Innovations; Legislation & Advocacy; Science & Read the full article…

LA Pot Shop Removes Weed-Smoking Santa Art

Santa Claus testified that he is medical marijuana patient, and he'd like to buy pot in North Pole instead of making the short drive to Fairbanks.

CALIFORNIA: Santa was a little too jolly for neighbors of a marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. The Harbor House of Dank was forced to remove a pot-smoking Santa painting from its window following complaints. The dispensary in San Pedro commissioned a local artist for the paintings, which depicted Santa smoking a blunt and a snowman Read the full article…

LA City Attorney Sues To Block Marijuana Delivery App

The suit alleges that the iPhone and Android free app, Nestdrop, is a "flagrant attempt" to bypass restrictions contained in Proposition D, the medical marijuana law approved by Los Angeles voters last year.

CALIFORNIA: The Los Angeles city attorney filed a lawsuit Tuesday to shut down a mobile phone application that arranges medical marijuana home deliveries.The suit alleges that the iPhone and Android free app, Nestdrop, is a “flagrant attempt” to bypass restrictions contained in Proposition D, the medical marijuana law approved by Los Angeles voters last year.Nestdrop links Read the full article…

Marijuana Farmers Markets Budding Trend On West Coast

A new kind of farmers market is budding on the West Coast -- medical marijuana farmers markets.

WASHINGTON:  With farmers markets all the rage these days, especially in the summer, a new kind of farmers market is budding on the West Coast — medical marijuana farmers markets. Marijuana use prescribed by a doctor is legal in 23 states, and farmers markets featuring locally grown cannabis and other marijuana products have begun to Read the full article…