Fri. Dec 1st, 2023

Pot platform part of federal probe

The arrest of a German businessman on fraud charges last month at Los Angeles International Airport serves to highlight several of the most vexing problems afflicting the legal-cannabis industry. Among the issues: a lack of access to banking, the challenge of making money in a business with slim margins, and, especially, the skeeviness that seems to pervade a business where many companies are trying hard to be good corporate citizens.…


By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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