California cannabis boutique High Seas filed a Writ of Mandate against Costa Mesa earlier this month to compel the city to allow the dispensary to open its doors.

The company said the delay is costing it well over $110,000 per month in fees, including retaining several “highly valued employees” on salary. The High Seas dispensary initially planned to open its doors to the public on Sept. 26, 2023, pending receipt of its cannabis business permit to commence operations.

The city has failed to provide High Seas …

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