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Old Pot Convictions May Go Up in Smoke

Jackie Lacey has asked a judge to dismiss and seal the records of some 66,000 marijuana-related convictions

Local Bans on Cannabis Undermine Proposition 64

By Matt Garland, RLn Contributor Proposition 64 made it legal for individuals at least 21 years old to possess and grow cannabis for personal use...

Cannabis Regulation Gets Cut

By Matt Garland, Guest Columnist On Jan. 5, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded a 2013 operating guideline for state-sanctioned marijuana businesses to avoid federal...

Taking Final Steps Toward Legal Recreational Cannabis

By Matt Garland, Guest Columnist and Legal Cannabis Advocate Recreational cannabis will be available legally Jan. 1, 2018. This past fall, we collectively voted to...

Despite Talk, Long Beach Nowhere Close to Bringing Medpot Back

We do owe the public a resolution on this issue, with a responsible timeline. –Mayor Robert Garcia, February 2015 The cannabis landscape in the United States...

With a New Chief, Will the LBPD Stop Prioritizing Marijuana “Crimes” Over Violent Crime?

The headline to this article sounds ridiculous. Of course the Long Beach Police Department has never prioritized making marijuana busts over keeping residents safe...

Long Beach’s Proposed Medpot Tax: Legitimate Revenue or Mere Money-Grab?

Long Beach's history with medical marijuana has been, to put it mildly, inconsistent. In 2009 the City had an official "wait-and-see" attitude, tolerating the...

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