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Editorial: California Binges on Cannabis Bans — Why Local Control is Here to Stay...

Across California, city and county officials are enacting bans on commercial and personal cannabis cultivation, as well as dispensaries and other facilities. Others like...
The Triple Bottom Line of a Cannabis Farm in Mendocino, California.

Editorial: California Binges on Cannabis Bans — A United Community is What Will Change...

In the first part of this two-part column, we discussed the philosophy of local control and the sweeping tide of bans going across California right...
Formerly known as Emerald Growers Association, the new name California Growers Association is meant to be more inclusive of the state cannabis industry.

New Name, Renewed Direction: Why EGA is Now California Growers Association

Cannabis industry participants must be aware and active in four realms of public policy: Legislative Regulatory Electoral Local But cannabis isn't alone in its need for engaging these areas. Industries...
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California Makes History with Cannabis Legislation — EGA Looks at Next Steps

State legislators in Sacramento passed three bills late Friday to provide comprehensive regulations for medical cannabis. The bills, SB 643, AB 243 and AB...
How to track a bill in California

How to Easily Track a Bill in California Like AB 266 on Medical Cannabis

To easily track proposed bills and legislation, go to California Legislative Information and use the "Quick Search" to locate the bill by keyword or by number...
The farmers and supporters behind California Cannabis Voice and CCVH with Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Congressman Jared Huffman, and Assemblyman Jim Wood.

California Lt. Gov. Comes to Humboldt Looking for Answers, Understanding

  "They will try to write you out. We cannot let that happen," said California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to a packed playhouse full of Emerald...
Oregon medical cannabis policy and industry future in question.

Oregon Moves Towards Washington on Medical Cannabis

Over the last several months, Oregon's legalization agenda has shifted considerably towards that of Washington. Usually, it's not clear who is doing the moving,...
The cannabis industry can learn about how to define quality and region from the wine industry.

How the Cannabis Industry Can Learn from History of Wine, Part 1 of 2

Cannabis is at a turning point in its long history. California legalization will create changes that will have far reaching repercussions on the world...

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