As smaller marijuana businesses get squeezed, state revenue takes a hit

  SACRAMENTO — Tyler Kearns, owner of the cannabis cultivation company Seven Leaves, stood in one of his half-dozen temperature-controlled grow rooms on a recent day, surveying a crop derived from the same mother plant. “We have really tried to educate the general public through Read More …

State gives marijuana businesses more time to get licensed, comply with new regulations

By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Posted on Apr 30, 2018 The transition to a fully regulated cannabis industry is taking California a bit longer than anticipated. While state regulators scramble to extend temporary marijuana business licenses, they’re also considering whether to extend a grace Read More …

BUSINESS Cannabis entrepreneurs pay prime rents for warehouse and storefront space

By Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times Growing up in Minnesota, Stephanie Smith dreamed of being a golf pro. Instead, the mother of five who lives in Pacific Palisades has ended up in the unlikeliest of trades. She claims to be one of the largest marijuana-industry Read More …

Major cannabis entrepreneur sues San Bernardino over new marijuana-license ordinance

By Brian Whitehead, The Cannifornian The cannabis company owned by a Pacific Palisades woman whose marijuana growing operation was uprooted by San Bernardino police late last year is suing the city to overturn a new ordinance addressing commercial cannabis businesses. The suit – filed Friday Read More …