Daily Archives: May 5, 2021


Bluff Heights residents trying to block ‘overtly sexual’ mural from being painted on cannabis dispensary – Long Beach Post

Two murals, a lavender-dominant floral display, and a green-dominant piece showing a woman with a flower and butterfly have been proposed to be painted on The Lift dispensary located at the corner of Fourth Street and Temple Avenue. Michael Forrest, a representative for The Lift said the colors were chosen […]


Dozens line up for grand opening of first marijuana dispensary in Metropolis – WPSD Local 6

The ribbon-cutting ceremony for Thrive Illinois’ Metropolis location Wednesday morning.  METROPOLIS, IL — A new marijuana dispensary opened Wednesday in Metropolis, Illinois. Thrive opened its fourth marijuana dispensary in southern Illinois in the former Chevrolet dealership. More than 100 people waited in line for the grand opening. Security let in three […]


Former City Officials Sentenced for Accepting Bribes in Exchange for Cannabis Dispensary Permit – Department of Justice

Two California men were each sentenced today to two years in prison for accepting bribes in return for a guarantee of a city permit to open a commercial cannabis dispensary. According to the plea documents, former Calexico, California, City Councilman David Romero, 37, and Bruno Suarez-Soto, 29, a former commissioner […]


Assembly panel advances bill loosening dispensary ownership restrictions – New Jersey Globe | New Jersey Politics

The Assembly Health Committee advanced a bill loosening ownership restrictions on medical marijuana dispensaries in a 10-2 vote Wednesday. Existing law allows individuals and businesses to hold only a single marijuana cultivation, manufacturing or dispensary permit. The bipartisan bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds Jackson (D-Trenton) and Assemblyman Brian Bergen […]