Green Rush? For One City, Green Busts Are Just as Lucrative.

In the past three years, the City of El Monte has issued licenses to 11 marijuana businesses – retailers, distributors, and cultivators. Just four of them had opened by the end of FY 2023.

Brittany Maldonado 01/11/2024 - 10:35 AM
El Monte Earns High Score on State Cannabis Report for Promoting Public Health and Protecting Youth
Since legalizing cannabis in the City, El Monte has dedicated cannabis sales tax revenue towards the creation of youth programs combatting substance abuse.
Brittany Maldonado 11/21/2023 - 6:53 AM
Brentwood Cracks Down on Illegal Pot Grows. Is Prohibition the Problem?

Brentwood, which prohibits commercial cannabis, has seen a rise in illegal home cannabis grows. That's not the case in Antioch where pot businesses are legal.

Brittany M. 07/19/2022 - 5:18 AM