Feb 13

How Unions Got Into L.A.’s Marijuana Business

Rigo Valdez Jr., director of organizing at Local 770, which represents grocery and pharmacy workers, says the union saw an opportunity. “If your job is dispensing medical cannabis, your job is not that different from a pharmacy tech,” he says. From the beginning, the alliance of the cannabis industry and... read more →
Sep 19

Over 100,000 Support New Cannabis Permitting System in Los Angeles

Voters swarm to support new ordinance to bring Los Angeles into compliance with State law LOS ANGELES, September 19, 2016 — UCBA Trade Association (UCBA), the largest trade association of Proposition D compliant medical marijuana dispensaries operating legally within the City of Los Angeles, has submitted to the Los Angeles City Clerk,... read more →
Jun 17