California’s marijuana edibles makers are going extinct | GreenState

Gina Golden's 12 year-old Golden Goddess edibles line has no path to the legal cannabis market. | Photo by Elise McDonough

Gina Golden’s 12 year-old Golden Goddess edibles line has no path to the legal cannabis market. | Photo by Elise McDonough

Gina Golden stirs up a batch of her “Island Queen” cannabis-infused granola from her home kitchen in Oakland. It’s a far cry from the commercial kitchen she used when making her 12 year-old Golden Goddess line of edibles.

In 2017, the city of Oakland deemed Golden’s rented commercial kitchen space ineligible for a license to make legal edibles for California’s recreational or medical markets. So Golden stopped renting the space and does not know what’s next.

“I took pride in being self-sustaining and not collecting food stamps, not becoming a statistic or dependent on the system,” Golden said. “Now I feel like I

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