Steve DeAngelo

10:58am

Fri January 31, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: January 31, 2014

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Medical cannabis in CA is a “con job,” says Law Enforcement … Hemp study included in House farm bill… Banks leery of working with dispensaries… Super Bowl billboard competition…  Flying high to Denver… and more.

COPS & COURTS

“California’s medical marijuana law is a giant con job” says State law enforcement // SacBee

LEGALIZATION

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1:37pm

Tue August 7, 2012
Politics

Cannabis news roundup: August 7, 2012

(Newsday) // The federal tax court has ruled against San Francisco’s now-closed Vapor Room. It means the business owes thousands of dollars in back taxes – and has wide implications for all dispensaries.

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4:40pm

Wed June 27, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Meet a major player in California's cannabis industry

Steve DeAngelo, Executive Director, Harborside Health Center

Marijuana is legal for medical use under California law, but sale and possession are still federal crimes. Raids on growers and dispensaries – and a general climate of uncertainty – are increasingly creating problems for the industry.

Last week, the company that processes most dispesary credit card transactions nationally announced that starting in July, it would no longer do so. This means businesses will now have to conduct most of their business in cash.

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