Getting a legal weed dispensary license: It’s complicated

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Cannabis plants in WonderBrett’s indoor grow house. Photo credit: Jenna Kagel.

The City of Los Angeles wants to make sure that people whose communities were negatively affected by the war on drugs are the first to profit from the legal cannabis industry. Their plan: give these people an early chance to apply for dispensary licenses in the city. But the plan has hit a few snags.