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Weedmaps to Stop Advertising Unlicensed Pot Businesses

LOS ANGELES — The major online pot shop directory and cannabis marketplace Weedmaps announced Wednesday that it will no longer allow black-market businesses to advertise on its site, a decision that could boost California's efforts to rein in its vast illegal ...
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California’s Legal Marijuana Watchdogs Are Stressed Out

The agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy for the nation's largest cannabis economy, an audit found. About two-thirds of the 219 staff pos...
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Poll: Majority of Republicans Support Legal Marijuana

LOS ANGELES — A growing majority of Americans, including Republicans, say marijuana should be legal, underscoring a national shift as more states embrace cannabis for medical or recreational use. Support for legal marijuana hit 61 percent in 2018, up from 5...