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Street vending may be legal in Los Angeles by summer's end

Jun 22, 2018
But one person's vending cart is a brick-and-mortar shop's competition.
A street vendor sells fruit in Los Angeles in 2017. It's the only major U.S. city where street vending is illegal.
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Jun 1, 2016
They said it couldn't be done: Ending the American war on marijuana. This week, Actuality tells the ugly truth about cannabis prohibition and peeks at the green shoots of the nascent legal weed industry — but can the architects of a new market avoid the mistakes of the past?
A vendor weighs buds for card-carrying medical marijuana patients attending Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on Independence Day 2014.

Legal pot sales could top $10 billion by 2018

Jan 7, 2015
Despite federal obstacles, state-legal marijuana businesses take off in a big way.

A buzzworthy shopping trip . . . for legal weed

Dec 17, 2014
A look at a retail experience that could be coming to a state near you.

A different kind of higher education

Dec 16, 2014
A Colorado college wrestles with promoting sober academics while surrounded by marijuana.

'Pot for profit' laws attract entrepreneurs

Jan 4, 2013
Colorado and Washington are magnets for new businesses, after voting to legalize recreational marijuana.