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Southern California


Southern California recreational cannabis firms struggle with product shortages, licensing and black market

MJ Biz Daily reports, “Growing pains” is an understatement to describe Southern California’s tumultuous recreational marijuana marketplace.” The biggest issue is probably that 65% to 70% of cities and counties still ban commercial cannabis,” said Alex Traverso, spokesman for the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), which oversees marijuana storefronts and delivery businesses. Read more at […]
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City of Long Beach Mayor signs recreational cannabis ordinance into law

Press-Telegram reports, “Recreational marijuana sales can begin as soon as Aug 13. Under city law, the new industry’s application and permit renewal fees will help cover the costs of regulating pot businesses, including for performing background checks and inspections. “ Long Beach has already accepted applications for 32 dispensaries — the maximum allowed under city law — […]
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