Regulation Of Medical Marijuana Being Planned In CA

green-rush“It’s designed to let local governments have some say on where the businesses are placed, and how the business is conducted – give them some local control – while establishing that medical marijuana can be a good neighbor,” Democratic Assemblyman Ken Cooley says.

There’s general agreement that medical marijuana should be regulated in California, with uniform health and public safety standards. The medical marijuana industry also wants a statewide licensing process. But local governments and police chiefs want cities and counties to have more control. That’s what Cooley’s bill would do.

Other Democratic lawmakers are proposing bills that would not give cities and counties as much control.

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