OPINION: Marijuana prohibition laws harm the innocent

By Steven Adamo In an interview with KPCC  radio, Cat Packer, the new executive director of the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation, said that people who had been negatively affected by marijuana prohibition should have an opportunity to participate in the legal industry. “We have spent millions and billions of dollars incarcerating people for a plant and substance that now under California law is not a drug,” Packer said….

December 6, 2017

OPINION: Recognizing the truth behind the legalization of marijuana

By Davi Hor The marijuana market is estimated at $7 billion, but with new regulations, many will be driven toward the black market which defeats the purpose of legalization. On January 1, 2018, California  Proposition 64 will allow the sale and taxation of recreational marijuana.  Prop 64 was on the November 8, 2016 ballot and resulted in 57 percent in favor of the proposal. Now one year later, people will…

November 28, 2017

Legalization of marijuana to increase funds for education

By Anastasia Landeros Naysayers have been arguing against the many benefits of marijuana for years. This year, California voters should legalize the recreational sale of this beneficial plant and help make a contribution to our state. Proposition 64, or the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act, would allow adults over the age of 21 to buy, cultivate, sell, transport, and give a set amount of marijuana for…

September 21, 2016