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Gov. Newsom has “complete confidence” in DCC head
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has "complete confidence" in Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) director Nicole Elliott following an LA Times/WeedWeek investigation which found the agency unable to address alarming levels of sometimes banned pesticides detected in licensed products. A Read More...

SCOOP: Glass House products spotted in NYC raid

Glass House products appear in footage from a raid on an unlicensed warehouse in Brooklyn. The products are packaged for wholesale, suggesting they were diverted from California's legal supply chain. The warehouse is at 65 Adelphi St. in Fort Greene....

Former High Times boss remains involved, docs suggest

Documents shared with WeedWeek suggest former High Times chairman and CEO Adam Levin remains involved in the company as it goes through a complex receivership process. In September, Levin settled civil charges with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...

Glass House withdraws defamation suit against Catalyst

Glass House withdrew a defamation suit against rival Catalyst. Last June, Glass House sued Catalyst after Catalyst CEO Elliot Lewis alleged on social media and in a lawsuit that Glass House is a major diverter of product to the illegal...

SCOOP: Billionaire investor foreclosing on Eaze

Tech billionaire Jim Clark is foreclosing on Eaze, California's leading delivery service, in which he is the largest investor. In a statement, Eaze CEO Cory Azzalino said the company would continue operating during the foreclosure process.   In a May...

SCOOP: Glass House resisting discovery order, Catalyst says

Retailer Catalyst alleges rival Glass House is violating a court order in a closely watched lawsuit between two of the California industry's key operators. In a court filing, Catalyst argues that Glass House's failure to turn over documents indicates it...

Planet 13 bets big on Florida

Planet 13 is known for known for it huge dispensaries. Its Santa Ana shop is the largest in California. Its 100,000+ square foot “entertainment complex” in Las Vegas is the world's largest pot shop, with separate consumption spaces for cannabis...

4/20: A Boon for Pre-Roll Sales Amid Varied Market Trends

In the cannabis industry, no date sparks a surge in sales quite like April 20th. Often considered the ultimate cannabis holiday, 4/20 annually triggers a massive spike in consumer purchases. This year, despite a slight overall downturn in cannabis sales...

What re-scheduling means, and doesn’t

Assuming it goes through, this week's news that the Biden administration plans to move marijuana to Schedule III is the biggest pot policy news since President Nixon launched the war on drugs in the early 1970s, and made marijuana Schedule...

EXCLUSIVE: A SoCal city’s permitting enters uncharted terrain

Two years ago, the retail permitting situation in Chula Vista, south of San Diego, was a “disaster.” Today it’s beyond that.And a recent judicial order could force it to revoke the permits of dispensaries that are currently operating, an apparently...

Lawsuit alleges SoCal city extorted licensees

As the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) tries to expand the number of cities and counties with cannabis businesses, an April lawsuit details how local officials in one SoCal city allegedly blocked a group of cannabis businesses from opening for...

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