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The State of Cannabis: Local Scorecards Provide Glimpse into California’s ‘Wild West’ Patchwork of Cannabis Policies

January 14, 2021

“California is solidly in the ‘Wild West’ of cannabis regulation, creating an overheated cannabis market that has already led to increases in teen use. This approach can have serious negative impacts on physical and mental health, as well as equity.” Click here to read the full release.

In the News

Editorial: Billboards advertising pot broke Prop. 64’s promise. Don’t go back on the pledge to protect teens

Los Angeles Times, January 2, 2022

The Los Angeles Times argues against advertising pot to kids and in favor of putting children’s health above corporate profit. The piece interviews our own Alisa Padon, who describes how seeing billboards advertising cannabis in communities serves to normalize it. Click here to read the article.