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Eaze drivers threaten strike as labor tensions simmer
Hundreds of workers with delivery app Eaze are threatening to strike ahead of the 4/20 rush. Tensions are also rising between United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) organized workers and Catalyst, another of California’s largest retailers.The news comes as many Read More...

3 Tips for Navigating Cannabis Corporate and Regulatory Challenges in the Face of an Uncertain 2024

If there's one thing owners and aspiring owners of cannabis businesses are used to, it's uncertainty. Just when it seems like lawmakers might finally clarify one thing, they make other things muddier. 2024 is shaping up to be another year...

SCOOP: In expansion, Mammoth to distribute 710 Labs, Papa & Barkley

Mammoth Distribution will start distributing high profile brands Papa & Barkley and 710 Labs. The deal, which WeedWeek is first to report, marks an expansion for the company which has previously only distributed brands it owns or in which it...

Cookies sued over NYC dispensary

Update/clarification 2/1/24: The dispensary in question, named Culture House, opened yesterday at what was previously Cookies' New York City clothing store.A entity with ties to Cookies' multi-state retail partner TRP sued the brand in New York State courts last week.The...

PAX sues Stiiizy for patent infringement

Vape maker Pax Labs is the latest party to take Stiiizy to court.The SF-based Pax’s federal lawsuit, filed this week in California, alleges Stiiizy infringed on patents related to its popular vape products. The largest cannabis company in California, Stiiizy...

Top 3 Exotic Weed Strains to Grow in 2024

Cannabis enthusiasts are always on the lookout for the best exotic strains for 2024 to grow at home. Whether you are a novice or veteran cultivator, you might wonder what the top exotic strains 2024 are to grow. In this...

SCOOP: Stiiizy contributed $40k+ to Calif. lawmakers before flavor vote

Correction: This story originally said Stiiizy contributed to members of a state assembly committee. It was a state senate committee.In the week before a key state senate committee vote last summer, Stiiizy contributed more than $40,000 to California state legislators,...

SCOOP: Six more Stiiizy lawsuits

WeedWeek recently reported that Stiiizy, California's biggest cannabis company, is the defendant in lawsuits filed by a former CEO of the company and a current retail partner.In addition to those suits, Stiiizy, its former parent company Shryne Group and/or their...

What’s next for Stiiizy?

Last month, the LA Times reported that Stiiizy co-founder Tony Huang had owned nine properties that tenants used as unlicensed dispensaries.WeedWeek subsequently reported on a lawsuit filed by a former CEO of Stiiizy’s parent company alleging that Huang, and another...

Catalyst sues Calif. tax authority

Catalyst Cannabis sued California’s tax regulator alleging the agency abused its emergency rulemaking authority to overtax dispensaries and consumers. The result could have significant implications for pot taxes in the state.The retailer’s suit against the California Department of Tax and...

SCOOP: Partner alleges “illegal activities” and “self-dealing” at Stiiizy

Stiiizy’s CFO and controller recently resigned rather than sign auditor letters that “falsely claimed” co-founders Tony Huang and Samuel Cho were not involved with the company, alleges a lawsuit filed by one of Stiiizy’s partners.The allegation is one of many...

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