Go Ahead and Pack Heat, But Not a Bowl
“Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls... Dying time's here.” – Dr. Dealgood
January 19, 2023
E. coli, Salmonella, or Lead Found in 40% of Illegal New York Weed
The New York Medical Cannabis Industry Association found way too many contaminants such as E. coli, salmonella, and lead in illegal weed.
December 1, 2022
Inside LA’s Secret Black Market Weed Packaging Mecca
Cash Only visited LA's wholesale cannabis packaging district, where black market weed ops can get the materials to make counterfeit products such as mylar bags, flower jars, vape carts, edibles packaging, and much more.
November 12, 2022
California AG Announces New Efforts To Address Unlicensed Weed Grows
California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced on Tuesday that the state would enhance efforts to eradicate the illicit cannabis market.
October 12, 2022
In Hawaii, People Prefer Black Market Cannabis to State-Managed Facilities
A recent report from Hawaii claims that 80% of cannabis consumers still favor the black market over the state-run medical cannabis program.
September 14, 2022
Black Market Cannabis Raids Uncover Victims of Human Trafficking in California
Law enforcement officials have noted an uptick in black market operators using human trafficking victims to grow and trim the cannabis sold in legal retail stores.
September 12, 2022
Albania Prompted to Implement Medical Cannabis Reform After U.N. Criticism
Albania was named number 7 out of 154 countries for the illegal cultivation and distribution of cannabis by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
July 6, 2022
Oklahoma Lawmakers Pass Bill To Increase Penalties For Selling Medical Cannabis to Non-Cardholders
The measure now heads to the desk of Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt.
May 10, 2022
California Governor Expresses Support for Marijuana Tax Reform
California is open to cannabis tax reform so that the state can push back against the black market, but not everyone agrees.
January 12, 2022
Shocking: California to Infuse Desperately Needed Money into Industry
A $100 million package aims to aid marijuana businesses in the state of California.
June 16, 2021