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20 Feb

THE WEED BLOG: LA Prop M Puts Minorities First and Provide a Foundation for Cannabis Businesses

LA Prop M puts minorities first and is a new measure being considered in Los Angeles, California that aims to regulate, tax and enforce medical and recreational marijuana – order that’s much needed to bring order in the quasi-legal Los Angeles dispensaries. The choice turns to the voters with Proposition M on March 7. Voting ‘yes’ on M would give the City Council more authority and control over the sales of legal cannabis. L.A cannabis is complicated – there are more than one-hundred...

20 Feb

THE WEED BLOG: LA Prop M Puts Minorities First and Provide a Foundation for Cannabis Businesses

LA Prop M puts minorities first and is a new measure being considered in Los Angeles, California that aims to regulate, tax and enforce medical and recreational marijuana – order that’s much needed to bring order in the quasi-legal Los Angeles dispensaries. The choice turns to the voters with Proposition M on March 7. Voting ‘yes’ on M would give the City Council more authority and control over the sales of legal cannabis. L.A cannabis is complicated – there are more than one-hundred...

11 Feb

LA TIMES: Los Angeles may finally get cannabis right, and help minorities get a stake in the industry

After years of barely controlled chaos, Los Angeles voters will have the opportunity on March 7 to finally harness the city’s unruly cannabis industry. Proposition M will give the City Council authority to regulate, tax and create an enforcement scheme for medical and recreational marijuana. Many people have worked hard to produce this measure — City Council members, stakeholders, law enforcement, civic organizations — but the guy sitting in front of me in a stripped-down back room of a South Los...

11 Feb

89.3 KPCC: Props M and N: Your chance to choose how marijuana is regulated in LA

Even though Californians just voted on legal marijuana in November, coming up on March 7, those in the city of Los Angeles will have two more pot-related decisions to make. That’s because the upcoming ballot has two marijuana Propositions: M and N. Here’s what you need to know about both. Didn’t we just vote on marijuana in November? Yes. Statewide, voters did legalize marijuana, that’s true, but the whole industry is on hold because laws and regulations at the state and local levels are...

10 Feb

LA INDEPENDENT: Trade organization backs city’s pot ballot measure

LOS ANGELES — A cannabis industry trade organization has hailed as “comprehensive and inclusive” a proposition on the Los Angeles March 7 election ballot that would restore the city’s ability to develop regulations for marijuana businesses. Proposition M, which was placed on the ballot by the City Council, would allow the city to repeal a current ban on medical marijuana dispensaries under the previously approved Proposition D and replace it with a new set of rules for different types of marijuana...

10 Feb

LA WEEKLY: Measure M is the Most Important LA Ballot Initiative You Have Ever Heard Of

There’s a very important measure pertaining to marijuana legalization on the March 7 city ballot, but you might not be familiar with it. The election season instead has been dominated by Measure S, which if approved would curb most major development in Los Angeles for two years. That initiative has attracted such heat that each of its opposing camps is accusing the other of being Trumplike. Meanwhile, Measure M, which would allow the City Council to fully legalize medical pot...

10 Feb

LA INDEPENDENT: Trade organization backs city’s pot ballot measure

LOS ANGELES — A cannabis industry trade organization has hailed as “comprehensive and inclusive” a proposition on the Los Angeles March 7 election ballot that would restore the city’s ability to develop regulations for marijuana businesses. Proposition M, which was placed on the ballot by the City Council, would allow the city to repeal a current ban on medical marijuana dispensaries under the previously approved Proposition D and replace it with a new set of rules for different types of marijuana...

09 Feb

CANNABIS DAILY RECORD: Los Angeles Times endorses marijuana Proposition M on March ballot

LOS ANGELES — Southern California Coalition (SCC), the largest, most inclusive cannabis industry trade organization representing stakeholders across all licensing categories, advocacy organizations, minority groups, veterans, communities and others in Southern California, announced the Los Angeles Times Editorial Board endorsed its Proposition M ballot initiative. Proposition M provides the Los Angeles City Council and mayor with a flexible regulatory framework, so that the country’s largest cannabis marketplace—Los Angeles—can comprehensively and inclusively address issues as they evolve in California’s medical and adult-use cannabis industry. “We commend the Los...

09 Feb

DAILY CALLER: State Scrambles to Capitalize On Weed After Sessions Confirmation

A group of lawmakers are looking to gain a foothold in the burgeoning commercial weed market despite widespread fears in the industry over the confirmation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Democrats in the Minnesota State House are introducing proposals to legalize recreational marijuana and establish a commercial weed industry. The move is an attempt to compete with neighboring states, many of which are already regulating legal marijuana to some degree. Democratic Rep. Jon Applebaum, whose proposal legalizes possession and growing of up...

08 Feb

NAACP Endorses Southern California Coalition and Proposition M—The Country’s Most Comprehensive and Inclusive Legalization Framework to be Voted On

Ballot Initiative to Address Massive Inequality Issues Facing the Cannabis Sector, Provides Millions to City Services, Grants Local Citizens a Say in Neighborhood Decisions LOS ANGELES—Southern California Coalition (SCC), the largest, most inclusive cannabis industry trade organization in nation’s largest state-legal cannabis market, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) announced the Los Angeles Chapter of the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization has endorsed SCC’s goal to create a more inclusive cannabis sector through responsible...

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