Category Archives: California marijuana enforcement

California busts on illegal cannabis operations continue: Thousands more plants seized

More busts indicate that state and local authorities in California continue to step up efforts to crack down on black market marijuana operations, a development that could help licensed business who’ve long long complained that illicit operators undercut their sales. Here’s a roundup of some of the latest enforcement news from California: Detectives with the […]

L.A. crackdown: 105 unlicensed cannabis firms, 500-plus people targeted

Los Angeles prosecutors have filed misdemeanor charges against 515 people in a clampdown on 105 illegal marijuana businesses in the city – a move that could benefit legal MJ companies by helping to eliminate black-market rivals. The businesses targeted include retail shops, delivery services and cultivation operations, of which nearly two dozen have closed since […]