CANNABIS BUSINESS TIMES: California Judge Fines Illicit Cannabis Operators $128M

A group of four cannabis business entities and three individual owners in Southern California were issued $128 million in civil penalties Dec. 5 after admitting to illicit operations in court, according to a summary judgement ruling.  The ruling by Judge Stephen Pfahler in the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, stems from 2019 and 2020 […]

Department of Cannabis Control Introduces New Webpage to Help Equity Applicants

The Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) introduced a new section of their Equity webpage called “Promising Practices” that is filled with dynamic stories about local programs providing tools to help California’s equity applicants navigate the licensing process and achieve success in their cannabis business.  They can be found on DCC’s website: According to their press […]