According to a new report, released by the California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC), the agency has vastly improved enforcement of illicit marijuana operations over the past two years in the state.

The report's enforcement statistics show the following:

Also, “seizures of illegal cannabis in 2022 hit $243 million, a 211% year-over-year increase from about $78 million, though monetary estimates are often inflated by government agencies,” per MjBizDaily.

David Hafner, a spokesman for the DCC, commented: "We have been focused on cultivation efforts in 2022 which have a higher yield of illegal cannabis versus dispensaries (…) There's always a safety risk with these illegal …

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