When The Black Market For Marijuana Is So Much Cheaper, How Do You Get People To Buy It Legally?
Lawmakers are considering lowering taxes to make it more appealing for customers to frequent legal businesses.
Legal Pot Sales Are Sluggish. Here’s How The Industry Hopes To Compete With A Cheaper Black Market
The sale of recreational marijuana has been legal in California since the turn of the new year. But almost three months in, legal pot is still struggling to establish itself. That's because illegal recreational marijuana is so much cheaper to buy on the black market. (Carpenter, 3/19)
Marijuana Grow Houses Lead To Criminal Charges And Civil Penalties For Sacramento Woman
A Sacramento property owner faces criminal charges and $2 million in civil penalties for allegedly maintaining houses across Sacramento for the purpose of growing illegal cannabis. City officials say Lisa Ung, 63, owns eight homes in south Sacramento where more than 4,000 marijuana plants and clones have been recovered between August 2016 and this month. (Branan, 3/20)