Written by Rita Thompson According to recent reports by Marijuana Businesses Daily, Los Angeles’s Department of Cannabis Regulation has proposed an, “immense overhaul of its marijuana business licensing structure and social equity program,” to the L.A. City Council. What is Social Equity, Anyway? The city of L.A. adopted the Social Equity Program in September … [Read more...] about L.A. Proposes Large Changes to Social Equity Program
By Victoria Martinez Photos provided by Aster Farms and Coolhaus This article has been updated. During Los Angeles’ 2020 Pride Month, on June 17th-18th, cannabis enthusiasts can stay cool while benefiting L.A.-based LGBTQ+ charities with the purchase of limited edition treats. Starting Pride Week, consumers can purchase Aster Farms’ Rainbow Chip … [Read more...] about Aster Farms and Coolhaus are Teaming up to Help Keep Pride Cool This June in L.A.
By Melissa Hutsell The World’s Oldest Textile may Prove to be the Fabric of the Future Hemp isn’t a ground-breaking material, but the ancient plant is revolutionizing one of the world’s most wasteful industries. This summer, officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed that July 2019 was the hottest month ever recorded. For … [Read more...] about Hemp’s Fashion Future
By Danielle Guercio Cannabis culture and fashion are in what many have called “bad taste” for years, but who is in charge of this consensus? Women’s beauty and fashion magazines were notoriously slow to embrace cannabis not only for its practical and medical uses, but also for its style, owed to reputation that many naively label as outdated or unfashionable. … [Read more...] about Maya Shaw: Trendsetting Authenticity in Cannabis Aesthetics
By Samantha Wahl Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Digital Dime. The Man With the Plan Since the start of his campaign, 2020 presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders has promised to … [Read more...] about The Digital Dime: 11/01/2019