When California’s recreational market comes online on Jan. 1, the industry will have to adjust to follow these rules — or face the state’s new Bureau of Cannabis Control.
California’s massive marijuana industry is a multibillion-dollar game, and as of last Thursday, it is at last a game with some rules.
With less than six weeks to go before the advent of the recreational marijuana era, the multiple state agencies responsible for regulating legal cannabis sales at last released a set of emergency regulations.
These rules aren’t final, but this is what will take effect on Jan. 1, the first day of legal recreational sales. An important (and slightly confusing!) note: There is a six-month transition period from Jan. 1 to July 1, when some of the rules are relaxed, but only in certain circumstances.
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