Tag: Los Angeles


Marijuana Entrepreneurs Sue L.A. Over ‘Flawed’ Process for Approving Pot Shops


Cannabis entrepreneurs who want licenses to open new shops in Los Angeles are suing the city, arguing that an application process flooded by hundreds of competitors was “flawed” and unfairly implemented. The lawsuit, filed this week by the Social Equity Owners and Workers Assn. and one of its members, is pushing for the city to vet every one of the applications turned in under a first-come, first-served process for a limited number of licenses —…


Cooking and Coping: Diana Tsui in Los Angeles, California


Cooking And Coping is a series by @HungryEditor profiling people on what they are cooking and how they are coping in this new world as we practice social distancing. Diana Tsui is a writer, editor, and stylist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s currently the editorial director for a cannabis company. Before that she was the senior market editor at New York Magazine’s The Cut. Benjamin Liong Setiawan: What’s a recipe you’re loving right now?…


Cannabis Sales and Delivery Boosted in L.A. to “Ease Minds” About Coronavirus


As the coronavirus spreads in California, cannabis businesses including Lowell Farms, Caliva, Sweet Flower and Sherbinskis say the demand is high: “People are stocking up.” Tensions are running high in Los Angeles over coronavirus-related health concerns, the cancelation of numerous public events and the new normal of working from home. Local cannabis companies and delivery services say they’re seeing an uptick in business in these trying times. Angelenos are turning to CBD and THC products…