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The Los Angeles Times recently highlighted the disappointing experience of Costa Mesa, a town that had expected to benefit greatly from the legalization of marijuana in California. In the first year, 2018-2019, the city budgeted for a  $1.56 million tax windfall but instead collected $163,803. During the 2020 tax year, Costa Mesa’s budget projects cannabis tax revenues of $1.143 million but after the first six months of the year, tax revenues amounted to only $217,511. 
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Thinking of operating a medical marijuana business in Los Angeles? It can be quite challenging to understand what is permissible and what is not under the Los Angeles marijuana ordinance. It is not wrong to say that the marijuana laws in Los Angeles are quite complicated. When it comes to growing marijuana, the state does not provide much help and guidance to producers. And there is also no guidance offered to those businesses that are 
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Speculation is growing about the possibility that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will review by summer its “Schedule I” designation of marijuana as equal to heroin among the world’s most dangerous drugs. Very few Americans know of or understand the DEA’s drug-ranking process, and a review of cannabis’s history as a Schedule I drug shows that the label is highly controversial and dubious. Disgraced Attorney General John Mitchell of the Nixon administration placed marijuana 
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